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A mappe of Colonel Römers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations: going from New Yorck to Albany, thence west

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Title
A mappe of Colonel Römers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations: going from New Yorck to Albany, thence west
Additional title: Map of Colonel Römers voyage to the Five Indian Nations
Names
Romer, Wolfgang William, 1640-1713 (Cartographer)
Sims, Richard, 1816-1898 (Associated name)
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892 (Associated name)
Hayward, George, approximately 1800- (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1834 - 1865 (Approximate)
Place: New York, N.Y.?
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-750
Topics
Indians of North America -- New York (State)
Rivers -- New York (State)
Lakes -- New York (State)
New York (State)
New York (State) -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
Ontario, Lake (N.Y. and Ont.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: Covers most of New York state; includes land from east of the Hudson River to Cadragqua Lake (i.e. Lake Ontario).
Content: Includes several vignettes depicting a traditional village, and indigenous animals, such as a turkey, a beaver and bears.
Content: With "A Scale of 100 Miles" at lower right measuring 4 5/8 inches.
Statement of responsibility: "Copied from the original ms. in the British Museum for Mr. George H. Moore, Librarian of the New York Historical Society, and compared by me. Richard Sims."
Content: The title appears in an illustrated cartouche at lower right flanked by Native Americans in traditional dress.
Content: "A Mappe of Colonel Römers Voyage to ye 5 Indian nations going from New Yorck to Albany thence west to ye 3 Macquas Castles and from ye last Castle called Daganahoge WSW towards Onyades a Second nation, and thence to ye Onnondages the third nation, & there I was Stoped & could not proced any forther for some important reassons & obliged to go from Onnondages to ye Lake of Cananda down Cananda River till we met Onnondages River & ye Osweges Riv. from whence we were to returne towards Onnondages having no provision & thence to Ononyedes & from thence to ye carring place wood kill & Bever kill & so to Oneyades agin & thence to Albany as it is set forth with read pricked lines; Anno do. 1700."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 44 x 59 cm on sheet 48 x 61 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 613398415
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21009811
Other local Identifier: US136.4.03A
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ce0de150-34ad-0134-e9ec-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1640: Creator Born
  • 1713: Creator Died
  • 1834: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A mappe of Colonel Römers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1834 - 1865. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec32d360-34ad-0134-f1fd-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A mappe of Colonel Römers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 17, 2022. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec32d360-34ad-0134-f1fd-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1834 - 1865). A mappe of Colonel Römers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ec32d360-34ad-0134-f1fd-00505686a51c

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A mappe of Colonel Römers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations