A compleat map of North-Carolina from an actual survey
NamesCollet, John (Cartographer)Bayly, J. (Engraver)Hooper, S. (Samuel) (Publisher)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1770Place: No. 25 Ludgate Hill, LondonPublisher: Publish'd according to Act of Parliament, May the 1st. 1770, by S. Hooper
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5014
TopicsIndians of North America -- North CarolinaReal property -- North CarolinaLandowners -- North CarolinaBoundariesLandownersReal propertyNorth CarolinaGranville District (N.C.) -- BoundariesNorth Carolina -- Granville District
NotesStatement of responsibility: By Capt'n Collet, Governor of Fort Johnston ; engraved by I. Bayly.Citation/reference: Cumming, W.P. Southeast in early maps, entry 394 ; LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, entry 1500 ; Phillips, P.L. List of Maps of America in the Library of Congress, p. 614 ; New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , vol. 7, page 272, column 1, row 3Acquisition: Ford CollectionFunding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)Content: Scale approximately 1:550,000; British miles 69 1/2 to a degree; geometrical miles 60 to a degree (W 81°42'--W 75°32'/N 36°35'--N 33°18).
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand colored ; 69 x 107 cm, sheet 78 x 112 cm
DescriptionIncludes North Carolina west to the Blue Ridge mountains, and parts of Virginia and South Carolina. Native American tribes mentioned include the Meherrin, Catawba, and Tuscarora. Shows location of cities, towns, forts, roads, chapels, houses, mountains, rivers, creeks, streams, and rural householders' names. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Prime meridians: London and Currituck Inlet. A dotted line across the state at 35.5 degrees latitude is probably the Granville Line; the area north of this line, and possibly the soundings, are based on the surveys of William Churton. Cartouche in the lower right corner contains a dedication to George III, surmounted by the Hanoverian crest "To His most Excellent Majesty George the IIId. King of Great Britain, &c. &c. &c. This Map is most humbly dedicated by His Majesty's most humble obedient & dutiful subject. John Collet." The cartouche also contains symbols of the new world including an Indian, an alligator and a wildcat. At upper left: 82° 19' W. Long. from London...6 Degrees of Long. from Currituck Inlet. Library copy: Second state. State 2 (of 2) of the map identified by the depiction of a marshy area below Cross Creek (not evident on State 1).
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersLibrary of Congress Control Number: 83693769RLIN/OCLC: 9685123NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646052Folder number: US184.1.04Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a1a7e00-1e48-0136-0aec-4dee13904d15
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