A general map of the middle British colonies, in America

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Title: A general map of the middle British colonies, in America


Author: Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756


Publisher: Evans, Philadelphia [1755].

Scale: [ca. 1:2,270,000]

1 map; 50 x 67 cm.

Notes: Engraved by Jas. Turner. Relief shown pictorially. Prime meridian: Philadelphia and London. "Sold by R. Dodsley in Pall-Mall, London, & by the author in Philadelphia." Includes inscription to "Thomas Pownall, Esqr.," numerous notes, especially concerning inland water communications and natural reources, 3 distance charts, and inset of "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c." A general map of the middle British colonies, in America; viz. Virginia, Mariland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island: Of Aquanishuonigy, the country of the Confederate Indians; comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their place of residence, Ohio and Tiiuxsoxruntie, their deer-hunting countries, Couxsaxrage and Skaniadarade, their beaver-hunting countries; of the Lakes Erie, Ontario, and Champlain, and part of New-France: Wherein is also shewn the antient and present seats of the Indian nations. Purpose: To show a general map of the middle British colonies in America in 1755. References: Wheat and Brun. Maps and Charts Published in America Before 1800, p. 65-66, no. 298; Phillips. A List of Maps of America, p. 575. Reproduced from the original map in the Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress. Please contact the Division for copy rights.

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