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Amérique septentrionale avec les routes, distances en miles, limites et etablissements françois et anglois

Displayed here is the first French edition, first impression of Dr. John Mitchell's landmark map of North America. Available to a French audience during the French and Indian War (1754-1763), this map provided the most accurate depiction of interior North America available at the time. The map played an important role in treaty negotiations with foreign powers and Native Americans, and was referenced until after the Revolutionary War

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Creator

Mitchell, John, 1711-1768

Contributor

Le Rouge, Georges-Louis

Date

1756

Name on Item

par le docteur Mitchel. Traduit de l'Anglois à Paris par Le Rouge, ingr. géographe du roy.

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:2,020,000]

Language

French

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

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

1 map on 8 sheets : hand col. ; 136 x 195 cm, sheets 76 x 55 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Includes text and inset "Nouvelle carte de la baye d'Hudson et de Labrador selon les dernieres cartes levées sur les lieux."

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