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Creator:
Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756.
Title(s):

A general map of the middle British colonies in America : viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode-Island : of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio & Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage & Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain : wherein is also shewn the antient & present seats of the Indian nations / carefully copied from the original published at Philadelphia, by Lewis Evans.

Published/Created:
London : Printed for Carington Bowles, 1771.
Physical Description:
1 map : engraving, hand colored ; 48 x 63 cm, on sheet 53 x 71 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2010 3j
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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View a digital version in the Beinecke Library's Digital Images Online database (755 1771C)
Classification:
Maps & Atlas (printed)
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:2,250,000. -- (W 83°57ʹ00ʺ--W 70°58ʹ00ʺ/N 45°41ʹ00ʺ--N 35°23ʹ00ʺ).
Notes:
Relief shown pictorially.
Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia."
Differs from other copies in extension of the Connecticut River north beyond "Great Falls." Differs also in coloration of boundaries: Ohio River is colored as a boundary: Pennsylvania is shown as extending north to Lake Ontario, etc.
Includes text, historical notes, distance charts, and inset of "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c."
Originally published in 1755 in Philadelphia.
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 716
Subject: Map of the central part of the United States showing the middle Atlantic states, and the Ohio River Valley region. Includes anecdotes on the different Indian nations and the lands. Shows dates of settlements and agreements, locations of quarries, forts and other points of interest. Includes inset map of the upper part of the Ohio River near present-day Michigan. Includes tables of distances in lower right corner.
Subject Terms:
British -- America -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Canada -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Middle Atlantic States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Northeastern States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Ohio River Valley -- Maps -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Maps -- Canada.
Maps -- Ohio River Valley.
Maps -- Middle Atlantic States.
Engravings -- Hand-colored -- 1771.
Maps.
Contributors:
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793, publisher.
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