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MAP #: 296W6

CARTOGRAPHER : WINTERBOTHAM, WILLIAM

DATE: 1796

SHORT TITLE : THE STATES OF MARYLAND AND DELAWARE,

REMAINING TITLE & ID : FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS. 1795. (OVAL CARTOUCHE, BOTTOM LEFT CORNER). "D. MARTIN SCUPt. N. YORK"(BELOW CARTOUCHE). "PUBLISHED BY JOHN REID, NEW YORK" (UNDER BOTTOM NEAT LINE. INSET ENTITLED "CONTINUATION OF THE POTOWMAC RIVER FROM FORT CUMBERLAND" (MEASURING 9.5 X 9.9 CM., WITH THE SAME SCALE AS THE MAIN MAP, CENTER LEFT). SCALE OF "AMERICAN MILES 69 1/2 TO A DEGREE" (CENTER BOTTOM). LONGITUDE FROM PHILADELPHIA (TOP BORDER). LONGITUDE WEST FROM LONDON (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R1796(1796)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : NEW YORK
PUBLISHER : JOHN REID
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 35.8 X 43.5 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 40.2 X 44.6 CM. OM (MSA SC1399- 47)
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 824,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 69 1/2 MILES = 1 DEGREE
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-47 (OUTLINE COLOR)
# 2 : MSA SC1399-276 (BLACK AND WHITE)
# 3 : MSA SC1399-58 (STATE 1)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : A025-HGD (OUTLINE COLOR)
# 2 : PRS018-N2 (BLACK AND WHITE)
# 3 : BB023-DTH (STATE 1)
REGION CATEGORY : A MAP ON WHICH THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS ONE MAIN FOCUS (1)
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.
CARTOUCHE : OVAL (21)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : PHILADELPHIA AND LONDON (7)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 294L5, 295L5, 296W5, 299P5, 299P6.
BEST INFO SOURCE : PAPENFUSE & COALS, WHEAT & BRUN AND PHILLIPS ARE THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS IS STATE 2 OF THE WILLIAM WINTERBOTHAM MAP WITH THE SAME NAME OF 1796. IT APPEARED IN WINTERBOTHAM'S THE AMERICAN ATLAS, PUBLISHED BY JOHN REID. REID ERASED THE ORIGINAL IMPRINT "WAYLAND, REID & SMITH", BUT PORTIONS STILL SHOW THROUGH. NO OTHER PLATE CHANGES ARE NOTED. THE WINTERBOTHAM MAP WAS A DERIVATIVE OF THE SAMUEL LEWIS MAP OF 1794. (SEE MAP # 294L5), BUT WAS NOT CREDITED TO LEWIS. THE REID ATLAS ACCOMPANIED AN HISTORICAL, GEOGRAPHICAL, COMMERCIAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL VIEW OF THE UNITED STATES, BY AN ENGLISHMAN, WILLIAM WINTERBOTHAM, WHO COPIED WHOLE SECTIONS WORD FOR WORD FROM MORSE.

DATA IS FROM PAPENFUSE & COALE, WHEAT & BRUN AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPIES IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THERE ARE TWO STATES OF THIS MAP THUS FAR IDENTIFIED.

STATE 1 - (1796) - THE IMPRINT READS "PUBLISHED BY WAYLAND, REID, & SMITH." SEE MAP # 296W5.

STATE 2 - (1796) - THIS IS THE MAP DESCRIBED HEREIN. THE IMPRINT HAS BEEN CHANGED TO "PUBLISHED BY JOHN REID, NEW YORK." ERASURE OF THE PRIOR IMPRINT IS IMPERFECT AND PORTIONS SHOW THROUGH THE NEW IMPRINT. NO OTHER PLATE CHANGES ARE NOTED.

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPIES IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A BEAUTIFUL COLORED COPY OF STATE 1 WITH AN ACQ. # OF BB023-DTH AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-58. THE COLLECTION HAS TWO COPIES OF STATE 2. ONE IS IN OUTLINE COLORING WITH AN ACQ. # OF A025-HGD AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-47. THE OTHER IS IN BLACK AND WHITE, WITH SOME BROWNING, WITH AN ACQ. # OF PRS018-N2 AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-276.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : WHEAT, JAMES CLEMENTS & CHRISTIAN F. BRUN, MAPS AND CHARTS PUBLISHED IN AMERICA BEFORE 1800 A BIBLIOGRAPHY, LONDON: HOLLAND PRESS LIMITED, A 1978 REPRINT OF A 1969 YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS PUBLICATION, # 516 (STATE 1) AND # 517 (STATE 2); 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, 395; PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, AMSTERDAM: THEATRVM ORBIS TERRARVM, LTD., A 1971 REPRINT OF A 1909 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, I, # 1216, MAP # 13 (STATE 2); # 1366, MAP # 13 (STATE 2); MORRISON JR., H. RUSSELL ETAL, ON THE MAP, CHESTERTOWN, MD: HUNTINGFIELD CORPORATION, 1983, 87, 89, FIG. 54 (STATE 1); PAPENFUSE, EDWARD C. & JOSEPH M. COALE III, ATLAS OF HISTORICAL MAPS OF MARYLAND 1608-1908, BALTIMORE: 1982, 48.

July 1, 1991


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