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MAP #: 299P5

CARTOGRAPHER : PAYNE, JOHN

DATE: 1799

SHORT TITLE : THE STATES OF MARYLAND AND DELAWARE

REMAINING TITLE & ID : FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS. 1799. (CARTOUCHE OVAL AT BOTTOM LEFT CORNER). "ANDERSON DEL. SCOLES. SC." (BELOW CARTOUCHE). "ENGRAVED FOR PAYNES GEOGRAPHY. PUBLISH'D BY I. LOW NEW YORK." (BELOW NEAT LINE AT BOTTOM). INSET ENTITLED "CONTINUATION OF THE POTOWMAC RIVER FROM FT. CUMBERLAND" (MEASURES 2 1/8 X 2 3/16", SCALE SAME AS MAIN MAP, CENTER LEFT OF MAP). SCALE OF "AMERICAN MILES 69 1/2 TO A DEGREE." (CENTER BOTTOM OF MAP). LONGITUDE WEST FROM PHILADELPHIA (TOP BORDER). LONGITUDE WEST FROM LONDON (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1799
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : NEW YORK
PUBLISHER : I. LOW
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 18.7 X 23.8 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 21.3 X 27.8 CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 1,425,600
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 1 INCH = 22 1/2 MILES
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-48
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-2N
REGION CATEGORY : 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 (NOT IN THE CHESAPEAKE BAY).
CARTOUCHE : OVAL (21)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : PHILADELPHIA & LONDON (7)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 294L5, 296W5, 299P6.
BEST INFO SOURCE : WHEAT & BRUN AND PHILLIPS ATLASES, ARE THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS TOPOGRAPHICAL MAP SHOWS ROADS, COUNTY NAMES AND LARGE SETTLEMENTS. IT IS THE SECOND DERIVATIVE OF THE SAMUEL LEWIS MAP OF 1794 (SEE MAP # 294L5). IT IS A REDUCED SIZE (19 X 24 CM.) VERSION OF THE FIRST DERIVATIVE (SEE MAP # 296W5) AND ITS COVERAGE AND NOMENCLATURE IS ESSENTIALLY UNCHANGED FROM THAT OF THE WINTERBOTHAM DERIVATIVE. "LEWES" IS SHOWN AS "LEWISTOWN". THIS MAP WAS INCLUDED IN JOHN PAYNE'S A NEW AND COMPLETE UNIVERSAL GEOGRAPHY, NEW YORK: I. LOW, 1799, 4, OPPOSITE 345. IT WAS DRAWN BY F. LUCAS AND ENGRAVED BY ANDERSON. THE MAP WAS REPUBLISHED AS A SEPARATE IN 1799 WITH THE STATEMENT BELOW THE NEAT LINE THEN READING: "ENGRAVED FOR NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA, PUBLISH'D BY I. LOW NEW YORK."

DATA IS PRIMARILY FROM WHEAT & BRUN AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : TWO STATES OF THIS MAP ARE KNOWN.

STATE 1 - (1799) - THIS IS THE MAP AS DESCRIBED HEREIN.

STATE 2 - (1799) - THE PLATE IS ALTERED FOR THE STATEMENT BELOW THE NEAT LINE AT THE BOTTOM, WHICH NOW READS: "ENGRAVED FOR NEW ENCYCLOPEDIA, PUBLISH'D BY I. LOW NEW YORK." THIS STATE WAS PUBLISHED AS A SEPARATE. SEE MAP # 299L5.

DATA IS FROM WHEAT AND BRUN.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A BLACK AND WHITE COPY OF STATE 1 WITH AN ACQ. # OF BB023-2N AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-48.

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, 111; # 518, # 519; 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, IV, 167, # 4303, MAP 34.

July 13, 1991


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