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MAP #: 282K5

CARTOGRAPHER : KITCHIN, THOMAS

DATE: 1782

SHORT TITLE : A NEW MAP OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE IN Nth. AMERICA,

REMAINING TITLE & ID : DRAWN FROM THE LATEST AUTHORITIES BY THOs. KITCHIN GEOr. HYDROGRAPHER TO HIS MAJESTY.(CARTOUCHE, BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER). "ENGRAV'D FOR MILLAR'S NEW COMPLETE & UNIVERSAL SYSTEM OF GEOGRAPHY." (CENTER TOP MARGIN). SCALE OF 290 BRITISH STATUTE MILES (ABOVE TABLE). INSET SHOWING "EAST FLORIDA CONTINUED" (CENTER BOTTOM OF MAP, MEASURING 4.9 X 6.3 CM). 8 POINTED COMPASS ROSE (CENTER RIGHT). LONGITUDE WEST FROM LONDON (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1782
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : LONDON
PUBLISHER : A. HOGG
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 33.2 X 37.7 CM. (INSET 4.9 X 6.3 CM.)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 36.5 X 42.0 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 15,000,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 290 BRITISH STATUTE MILES = 2 INCHES
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : G3300 1782 .K5
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-50
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-HDN
REGION CATEGORY : MAP IS NOT IMPORTANT TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (9)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) :
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : SHOALS ARE SHOWN BY DOTTED LINES (NOT IN CHESAPEAKE BAY).
CARTOUCHE : AUGMENTED DRAPERY (7)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUANCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : LONDON (1)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : SELLERS & VAN EE AND PHILLIPS MAPS ARE BOTH USEFUL BUT SKETCHY.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP COVERS FROM CANADA TO FLORIDA AND FROM NEWFOUNDLAND TO WEST OF THE MISSSISSIPPI RIVER. CONSEQUENTLY, ITS REPRESENTATION OF MARYLAND IS TOO SMALL TO BE OF IMPORTANCE TO A MARYLAND COLLECTION.

THIS MAP WAS INCLUDED IN GEORGE HENRY MILLAR'S NEW COMPLETE & UNIVERSAL SYSTEM OF GEOGRAPHY, FOL., A. HOGG, LONDON, 1782 ON PAGE 792. IT SHOWS THE BRITISH CLAIMS IN NORTH AMERICA EXTENDING TO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.

DATA IS FROM SELLERS & VAN EE, PHILLIPS MAPS AND OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THE EDITION AND STATE HISTORY HAVE NOT BEEN STUDIED ON THIS MAP.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A GOOD COLORED COPY WITH AN ACQ. # OF BB023-HDN AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-50.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF MAPS OF AMERICA IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, NEW YORK: BURT FRANKLIN, UNDATED REPRINT OF A 1901 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, 591; SELLERS, JOHN R. & PATRICIA MOLEN VAN EE, MAPS AND CHARTS OF NORTH AMERICA AND THE WEST INDIES, 1750-1789, WASHINGTON, D.C.: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 1981, 39, # 180.

June 20, 1991


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