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A map of the British and French dominions in North America : with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements

Metadata

Creator

Mitchell, John, 1711-1768

Publisher

Cóvens et Mortier

Date

[1755–1761]

Name on Item

by Jno. Mitchell, D.F. with improvements

Publisher

Printed for I. Covens and C. Mortier

Scale

Scale ca. 1:2,000,000

Language

English

Location

Boston Athenaeum

Collection (local)

Cartographic Collection

Subjects
  • North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • British--America--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Maps--North America--1750-1760
  • Maps--North America--1760-1770
Places
  • North America
  • North and Central America
Extent

1 map : col. ; 133 x 191 cm., sheet 135 x 197 cm.

Terms and License
  • Collection of the Boston Athenaeum. May not be reproduced or quoted without written permission. For more information, see http://www.bostonathenaeum.org/node/46
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Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Second Dutch edition.
  • From: Cóvens and Mortier. Atlas nouveau, contenant les parties du mond [1683-1761] v.9, no. 47-50.
  • Map covers the area from James Bay to the Gulf of Mexico and from the Atlantic coast to the Great Plains. It shows provinces, some counties, numerous towns and cities, frontier settlements, forts, roads, distances between major towns, rivers and lakes, portages, waterfalls, Indian villages and tribal territory, English "Factories" among the Indians mineral deposits, early routes of exploration, a few battlegrounds, and relief. Also shown are the fishing grounds in the North Atlantic and channels in the St. Lawrence River and the Great Lakes. The map includes numerous historical and descriptive notes, references to symbols, and insets.
  • Insets: A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador from the late surveys of those coasts -- Plan de la ville de Quebec -- Plan du port et ville de Louisbourg dans l'Isle Royale -- Plan of the town of Halifax in Nova Scotia.
  • Includes text.

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