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The provinces of New York, and New Jersey, : with part of Pensilvania [sic], and the province of Quebec

Subject: Map of New York state and New Jersey, showing their former boundary lines. Shows present day western New York as "Coughsaghrage or The beaver hunting country of the Confederate Indians." Also shows part of Quebec, New England, and the Middle Atlantic states. Cartouche at lower right shows a river scene with sailboats.

Metadata

Creator

Pownall, Thomas, 1722-1805

Surveyor

Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801

Publisher

Broenner, Harry Lodowick

Engraver

Contger, Henry

Date

1777

Name on Item

Drawn by Major Holland, surveyor general, of the northern district in America. Corrected and improved, from the original materials, by Governr. Pownall, member of Parliament. ; Hen. Contger sculp Mog.

Publisher

Published by Harry Lodowick Broenner, book-seller to Frankfort upon the Mayn.

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:660,000]

Language

English

Location

American Antiquarian Society

Collection (local)

American Antiquarian Society Collection

Subjects
  • New York (State)--Maps
  • New Jersey--Maps
  • New York (N.Y.)--Maps
  • Hudson River (N.Y. and N.J.)--Maps
  • Perth Amboy (N.J.)--Maps
  • Québec (Province)--Maps
Places
  • Canada
  • Hudson River
  • Middlesex (county)
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North and Central America
  • Perth Amboy
  • Quebec
  • United States
Extent

1 map on 2 sheets : engraving, hand colored ; 133 x 52 cm., on sheets 71 x 54 cm.

Terms and License
  • Public Domain/No known restrictions on use. Contact host institution to download image.
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Notes
  • Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Depths shown by soundings.
  • Insets: A plan of the city of New York. -- A chart of the mouth of Hudsons River, from Sandy Hook to New York. -- Plan of Amboy with its environs from an actual survey.
  • "According to an observation taken at New York by Mr. Burnet in 1723."

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