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A mappe of Colonel Römers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations : going from New Yorck to Albany, thence west ...

Title
A mappe of Colonel Römers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations : going from New Yorck to Albany, thence west ...
Author
Romer, Wolfgang William, 1640-1713
Publication
  • [New York, N.Y.?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1834 and 1865]
  • 171 Pearl St., N.Y. : Lith. by G. Hayward, [between 1834 and 1865]

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CartographicSupervised useCheck with staffMap Div. 16-750Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map : hand colored; 44 x 59 cm on sheet 48 x 61 cm
Alternative Title
  • Map of Colonel Römers voyage to the Five Indian Nations
  • Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US136.4.03A
Subjects
Genre/Form
Maps.
Note
  • Relief shown pictorially.
  • Covers most of New York state; includes land from east of the Hudson River to Cadragqua Lake (i.e. Lake Ontario).
  • Includes several vignettes depicting a traditional village, and indigenous animals, such as a turkey, a beaver and bears.
  • With "A Scale of 100 Miles" at lower right measuring 4 5/8 inches.
  • "Copied from the original ms. in the British Museum for Mr. George H. Moore, Librarian of the New York Historical Society, and compared by me. Richard Sims."
  • The title appears in an illustrated cartouche at lower right flanked by Native Americans in traditional dress.
  • "A Mappe of Colonel Römers Voyage to ye 5 Indian nations going from New Yorck to Albany thence west to ye 3 Macquas Castles and from ye last Castle called Daganahoge WSW towards Onyades a Second nation, and thence to ye Onnondages the third nation, & there I was Stoped & could not proced any forther for some important reassons & obliged to go from Onnondages to ye Lake of Cananda down Cananda River till we met Onnondages River & ye Osweges Riv. from whence we were to returne towards Onnondages having no provision & thence to Ononyedes & from thence to ye carring place wood kill & Bever kill & so to Oneyades agin & thence to Albany as it is set forth with read pricked lines; Anno do. 1700."
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 16-750
OCLC
613398415
Author
Romer, Wolfgang William, 1640-1713, cartographer.
Title
A mappe of Colonel Römers voyage to ye 5 Indian Nations : going from New Yorck to Albany, thence west ...
Publisher
[New York, N.Y.?] : [publisher not identified], [between 1834 and 1865]
Manufacturer
171 Pearl St., N.Y. : Lith. by G. Hayward, [between 1834 and 1865]
Cartographic Data
Scale approximately 1:1,375,000 (W 79°58ʹ--W 72°59ʹ/N 45°00ʹ--N 41°10ʹ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 7, page 138, column 3, row 7
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 53415.
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Place of Publication
United States New York (State) New York.
Added Author
Sims, Richard, 1816-1898.
Moore, George Henry, 1823-1892.
Hayward, George, approximately 1800- lithographer.
Added Title
Map of Colonel Römers voyage to the Five Indian Nations
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US136.4.03A
Research Call Number
Map Div. 16-750
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