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MAP #: 287S2

CARTOGRAPHER : SOULES, FRANCOIS (1748-1809)

DATE: 1787

SHORT TITLE : CARTE D'UNE PARTIE DE L'AMERIQUE SEPTENTRIONALE,

REMAINING TITLE & ID : POUR SERVIR A L'HISTOIRE DE LA DERNIERE GUERRE. (ABOVE TOP NEAT LINE, CENTERED). INSET OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER WATERSHED (35.2 X 25.4 CM. IN IRREGULAR SHAPE - BOTTOM RIGHT). INSET PICTURE OF NIAGARA FALLS (2.8 X 5.7 CM. TO LEFT OF PRIOR INSET - OPPOSITE S.C.). INSET OF MOUTH OF MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO FLORIDA (13.0 X 16.3 CM. - BELOW NIAGARA PICTURE INSET). SCALE OF 100 LIEUES (VERTICAL, TO LEFT OF INSET, ORIENTED TO THE WEST). LONGITUDE (PROBABLY EAST FROM PARIS, TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1787
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : PARIS
PUBLISHER : M. BUISSON
LANGUAGE(S) : FR
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 61.0 X 50.0 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 4,540,000
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-444(1)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : N017-DIGNQ*
REGION CATEGORY : THIS 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 THE CHESAPEAKE BAY).
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : PROBABLY PARIS (23)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : NO SOURCE FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS LARGE, SMALL-SCALE MAP OF NORTH AMERICA, HAS ONLY A MINOR PORTION DEVOTED TO MARYLAND AND THE CHESAPEAKE BAY. AS SUCH, IT IS NOT AN IMPORTANT ITEM IN A MARYLAND-CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION. IT COVERS FROM NORTH OF THE GULF OF ST. LAURENTS TO FLORIDA. THE MAP WAS PUBLISHED IN FRANCOIS SOULES HISTOIRE DES TROUBLES DE L'AMERIQUE ANGLAISE..., PARIS, M. BUISSON, VOL.1, 1787. THE 1785 FIRST EDITION OF THIS PUBLICATION DID NOT INCLUDE ANY MAPS.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THIE EDITION AND STATE INFORMATION HAS NOT BEEN RESEARCHED.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS AN EXCELLENT BLACK AND WHITE COPY OF THIS MAP, WHICH HAS BEEN DETACHED FROM THE FIRST VOLUME OF THE FOUR VOLUME SET FOR CONSERVATION PURPOSES AND MOUNTED IN PLASTIC. THE FOUR VOLUMES OF SOULES HISTOIRE ARE IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. THE MAP HAS AN ACQ. # OF N017-DIGDQ* AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-444(1).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : NOT YET RESEARCHED.

June 22, 1991


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