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Creator:
Rocque, John, -1762, cartographer.
Title:
A general map of North America : in which is express'd the several new roads, forts, engagements, & c, taken from actual surveys and observations made in the army employ'd there, from the years 1754, to 1761 / drawn by the late John Rocque, topographer to his majesty = Cartes generales de l'Amérique Septentrionale; en les quelles sont exprimis les nouvelles routes, forts, batailles, &c. d'apres les observations qui ou été faites depuis l'an 1754, jusqu'a l'an 1761: recuellies par feu Jean Rocque, topographe de sa Majesté Britannique.
Alternate Title(s):
Cartes generales de l'Amérique Septentrionale; en les quelles sont exprimis les nouvelles routes, forts, batailles, &c. d'apres les observations qui ou été faites depuis l'an 1754, jusqu'a l'an 1761: recuellies par feu Jean Rocque, topographe de sa Majesté Britannique
Published/Created:
[London] : Publish'd According to act by M.A. Rocque in the Strand & A. Dury in Dukes Court St. Martins Lane, [1762?]
Physical Description:
1 map on 4 sheets : hand colored ; 87 x 89 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
G3300 R6 1762
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale 1:8,500,000 -- (W 135°23ʹ00ʺ--W 46°56ʹ00ʺ/N 75°26ʹ00ʺ--N 5°33ʹ00ʺ).
Notes:
BEIN BrSides Elephant Folio 2017 12: Watermark. No. 1 of 33 maps previously bound together in composite atlas owned by George Washington.
Relief shown pictorially.
Prime meridian: London. Coordinates converted by cataloger to express longitude as measured from the Greenwich meridian.
Key at lower left includes forts, capital towns, villages, Indian towns, new roads and engagements.
Shows Spanish trade routes in Gulf of Mexico.
Includes textual notes in English relating to colonial possessions.
Sellers, John R. and Van Ee, Patricia Molen. Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750-1789, 88
Subject Terms:
French and Indian War (United States : 1754-1763)
North America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
North America.
United States -- History -- French and Indian War, 1754-1763 -- Maps.
United States.
Washington, George, 1732-1799 -- Ownership.
Form/Genre:
History.
Maps.
Maps.
Engravings -- 1762.
Contributors:
Dury, Andrew, publisher.
Rocque, Mary Ann, publisher.
George Washington's American Atlas.
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