A New Map of the British Colonies in North America: Shewing the Seat of the Present War, Taken from the Best Surveys, Compared with and Improved from Manuscripts of Several Noblemen and Gentlemen | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society

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A New Map of the British Colonies in North America: Shewing the Seat of the Present War, Taken from the Best Surveys, Compared with and Improved from Manuscripts of Several Noblemen and Gentlemen

A New Map of the British Colonies in North America: Shewing the Seat of the Present War, Taken from the Best Surveys, Compared with and Improved from Manuscripts of Several Noblemen and Gentlemen | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society
This detailed map of the American colonies shows cities, villages, roads, mountains, lakes, rivers, swamps, counties, state boundaries, and Native American territories. The boundaries between the states and territories are hand-colored, and the map includes a table: "References to the Names of the Counties not Inserted in this Map." The land of the Iroquois confederacy is prominently labeled "Country of the Six Nations" as well as each individual nation's territory.
DESCRIPTION
This detailed map of the American colonies shows cities, villages, roads, mountains, lakes, rivers, swamps, counties, state boundaries, and Native American territories. The boundaries between the states and territories are hand-colored, and the map includes a table: "References to the Names of the Counties not Inserted in this Map." The land of the Iroquois confederacy is prominently labeled "Country of the Six Nations" as well as each individual nation's territory.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:123498
Creation Date: 1777
Creator Name:Andrews, John, 1736-1809
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County:
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Collection Name:Map Collection
Genre:Map or Atlas
Original Format Type:prints, fine-art
Original Format Number:D GX81 1777 A
Original Dimensions:98 x 79 cm., on sheets 53 x 80 cm. and 50 x 79 cm
SUBJECTS
Engraving
Cities and towns
Algonquian Indians
Cherokee Indians
Iroquois Indians
Miami Indians
Northeastern States
Maps
Coasts
Landforms
Mountains
Roads
Bays
Lakes
Michigan, Lake
Rivers
Superior, Lake

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