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Biographical Book Excerpt

Perrot, Nicolas

Date: 1644-1718

Date: 1719 

Description: Map of North America showing land divisions between France, Spain, England, Sweden, Denmark and Holland. The map is detailed, labeling cities, forts, islan...

Date: 1712 

Description: Engraved double-hemispherical world map by Moll, included in his atlas The world described, or, A new and correct sett of maps: shewing the kingdoms and st...

Biographical Book Excerpt

Hanway, Jonas

Date: 1712-1786

Biographical Book Excerpt

Perrot, Nicolas

Date: 1644-1718

Date: 1712 

Description: This drawing, based on an 1897 survey, appeared in the 1899 Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, accompanying Publius V. Lawson's arti...

Biographical Book Excerpt

Thornton, Matthew

Date: 1714-1803

Date: 1719 ca.

Description: This extremely detailed and ornate map shows the cities, Native American land, mountains, lakes, rivers, and European claims of North America. An inset map...

Date: 1715 ca.

Description: One of Herman Moll's most famous maps, often referred to as The Codfish Map, it shows rivers and portages, cities, Indian villages, wind directions, routes...

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Putnam, Israel

Date: 1718-1790

Biographical Book Excerpt

Hanson, John

Date: 1715-1783

Date: 1710 

Description: Map of North America showing the European claims, Native American land and villages, rivers, lakes, cities, and notes on explorers, discoveries, and topogr...

Date: 1710 ca.

Description: A seminal and fairly accurate map of the Great Lakes Region up to Baffin's Bay in Northern Canada. This is possibly the first printed map to locate Detroit...

Date: 1719 

Description: Map of Maryland and surrounding states. It shows the boundaries, counties, cities, towns, rivers, and bays. Mountains, forests, and swamps appear pictoria...

Biographical Book Excerpt

Perrot, Nicolas

Date: 1644-1718

Date: 1718 

Description: Map of the Southern portion of North America from New Mexico to Florida and south from Lake Erie. It shows borders, cities, settlements, Native American la...

Date: 1718 

Description: This map shows the Mississippi River, with latitude and longitude coordinates, ad covers east to Lake Ontario and south to Illinois. The inset map (the top...

Date: 1719 

Description: Photograph of a framed Scottish Historical Armorial Flag.

Biographical Book Excerpt

Radisson, Pierre Esprit

Date: 1620-1710

Date: 1719 

Description: Map of North America showing political boundaries, areas of Indian habitation, cities, towns, ports, rivers, mines, and other notable for North America fro...

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