Catalogue description 1 item extracted from CO 5/65 (folio 78). 'An Accurate Map of North America Describing...

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Reference: MR 1/26
Description:

1 item extracted from CO 5/65 (folio 78). 'An Accurate Map of North America Describing and distinguishing the British, Spanish and French Dominions on this Great Continent According to the Definitive Treaty Concluded at Paris 10th Feby. 1763 ...'. Reference table to symbols. 2 rococo cartouches: one, decorated with human figures and animals, containing the title; the other containing the reference table and scale bars. Scale: 1 inch to about 85 miles. Compass star. By Eman Bowen, Royal Geographer; engraved by John Gibson; printed for Robert Sayer, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street.

2 insets: (a) 'A Particular Map of Baffin and Hudson's Bay': also showing part of southern Greenland; scale: 1 inch to about 275 miles. (b) 'The Passage by Land to California, Discovered by Father Eusebius Francis Kino a Jesuit between the Years 1698 and 1701, before which, and for a Considerable Time Since California has always been described in all charts & maps as an Island': showing the northern two-thirds of the Gulf of California and surrounding land (now in Mexico); scale: 1 inch to about 80 miles.

Nine of the articles of the Treaty are printed on the map.

Date: [c.1763]
Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical condition: Engraved, with MS colouring
Closure status: Open Document, Open Description
Publication note:

Maps and Plans in the Public Record Office: 2.America and West Indies, ed P A Penfold (London, 1974), entry 70

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