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subject : Bermuda Islands--Maps--Early works to 1800
Prime meridian: Ferro; Covers the area east of the Mississippi River from James Bay to Cuba. Shows colonies, major towns and cities, rivers and lakes, land reserved for Indians.; Relief shown pictorially.
D. Henry and R. Cave (publisher)
Gibson, J. (John), fl. 1750-1792. (creator)
North oriented towards upper right corner.; Based on the survey by Richard Norwood of the Bermuda Company, also known as the Somers Isles Company in 1618.; Shows the division into the original Tribes, or administrative parishes, which were names of major shareholders in the company. Also shown are the various landowners, with their names in a table below the map.; Shows settlements and points of defense.; The map is superimposed over a chart of the Atlantic with the coastlines of Britain, North America and Hispaniola showing the location of Bermuda.; Verso: "Barmvdas" (Latin text).
Apud Ioannem Ianssonnium (publisher)
Jansson, Jan, 1588-1664. (creator)
Norwood, Richard, 1590?-1675.; Bermudas Company for the Plantation of the Somers Islands. (contributor)
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