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A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland : with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina

Title
A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland : with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina / drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1775.
Author
Fry, Joshua, approximately 1700-1754.
Publication
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer, at No. 53 in Fleet Street, [1775]

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CartographicNo restrictions Map Div. 00-346 [Oversize - Filed with United States Oversize]Schwarzman Building - Map Division Reference Room 117

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Description
1 map on 2 sheets : hand col.; 80 x 122 cm., sheets 53 x 127 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Subjects
Note
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • "To the Right Honourable, George Dunk, Earl of Halifax ... This map is most humbly inscribed ... by ... Tho's Jefferys. "
  • This version differs from similar versions, because of omission of Jefferys' name and address from the imprint.
  • Appears in Thomas Jefferys' American atlas.
  • Prime meridian: Philadelphia and Curratuck Inlet.
  • Outline color.
  • Described in: Fry & Jefferson map of Virginia and Maryland : facsimiles of the 1754 and 1794 printings. 1966. p. [21].
  • Includes distance chart and ill.
  • Sheets numbered on verso: 21 -- 22.
Indexed In (note)
  • Variant of Cumming
Call Number
Map Div. 00-346
Author
Fry, Joshua, approximately 1700-1754.
Title
A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland : with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina / drawn by Joshua Fry & Peter Jefferson in 1775.
Imprint
London : Printed for Robt. Sayer, at No. 53 in Fleet Street, [1775]
Cartographic Data
Scale [ca. 1:650,000] (W 84⁰00ʹ--W 72⁰50ʹ/N 40⁰15ʹ--N 35⁰45ʹ)
Indexed In:
Variant of Cumming 449
Local Note
NYPL copy mounted on muslin.
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Added Author
Jefferson, Peter, 1708-1757.
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794.
Jefferys, Thomas, -1771. American atlas.
Added Title
National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 00-346 [Oversize - Filed with United States Oversize]
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