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Hand Colored.; Letters of Aranda and Franklin printed in facsimile in the left border reflect the official use of the map in establishing United States boundaries.; Reprint of map published in 1792 by Le Rouge, Paris.; Third impression of the 3d French ed.; Relief shown pictorially.; Includes text and inset "Nouvelle carte de la Baye dH́udson et de Labrador selon las dernieres cartes levées sur les lieux."; In upper border: The United States of America, showing the boundaries fixed in 1782 five years before the ratification of the Constitution, from a contemporary copy of Benjamin Franklin's red-line map identified in Spain by the Library of Congress at Washington, issued by the United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission.; "The two letters printed in facsimile near the western border of this map ... demonstrate the official quality of the red line which shows our original external boundary. The letter from Franklin to Vergennes is taken from French archives ... Franklin and Jay were then members of our peace commission at Paris, Vergennes was the foreign minister of France, Aranda was the Spanish minister at Paris, and Floridablanca was the foreign minister of Spain. In free translation with explanatory clauses added, Aranda's letter of Jan. 1, 1785 [to Floridablanca] may be rendered as follows 'I now send you a map just like the one I sent you on Aug. 10, 1782, when I began negociating with John Jay concerning the boundary between the United States and the Spanish possessions in North America. It is marked in accordance with the boundary articles of the treaty of Nov. 30, 1782, between the United States and England. The boundaries upon this map are copied from the very map upon which Benjamin Franklin marked the boundaries for Monsieur de Vergennes less than four weeks ago on Dec. 6, 1782.'"; "This map is one of a series of similar colored maps, depicting the 13 original states from New Hampshire to Georgia at the time formation of the Constitution."; Also available online.
U.S. Geological Survey (publisher)
Mitchell, John, 1711-1768. (creator)
Hawkins.; Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.; Le Rouge, Georges-Louis.; Geological Survey (U.S.); United States. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission. (contributor)
Prime meridian: London.; Relief shown pictorially.; "Publish'd as the Act directs."
H.D. Symonds, No. 20 Pater Noster Row (publisher)
Russell, John, active 1733-1795. (creator)
Symonds, H. D. (Henry Delahoy) (contributor)
Prime meridian: London.; Color coded to show lands of Great Britain, United States, Spain, French fisheries, and Indians.; Cartouche includes scene of British merchants and slaves loading a boat.
Willm. Faden, geographer to the king, Charing Cross (publisher)
Faden, William, 1749-1836. (creator)
Prime meridian: London.; Relief shown pictorially.; At head of map: Engraved for Bankes's New system of universal geography, published by royal authority.
Printed for C. Cooke (publisher)
Bowen, Thomas, -1790. (creator)
Bankes, Thomas, 1744- (contributor)
"Printed... as the Act directs, 10 June, 1786".; Relief shown pictorially.; Prime meridians: Ferro and Greenwich.; Inset table at upper left lists the thirteen states and the British provinces.; Color key shows United States, British, French and Spanish possessions.; Decorative title cartouche depicts trees and cargo bales.; 40 in lower right margin.
Dunn, Samuel, -1794, (creator)
Carver, Jonathan, 1710-1780,; Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794. (contributor)
Relief shown pictorially.; "Revue, corrigée et considérablemt. augmentée en 1782."; Inset: Carte particuliere des embouchures de la Rivie. S. Louis et de de la Mobile.
Chez Dezauche (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
Dezauche, J. (contributor)
Prime meridian:[Ferro].; Engraved by: C. Simonneau.; Below neat line at right: Ph. Buache ... avec privilege du roi.; Below cartouche: Avec privilege du roi, 1783.; Reissue of original L'Isle plate of 1703 with Buache and Dezauche imprint, change of title, and other alterations, including boundaries of United States.; Color key added at bottom to identify boundaries of respective nations or their colonies.
Dezauche, rue des Noyers (publisher)
L'Isle, Guillaume de, 1675-1726. (creator)
Simonneau, Charles, 1645-1728.; Buache, Philippe, 1700-1773.; Dezauche, Jean Claude, active 1770-1824. (contributor)
"Longitude du méridien de l'Isle de Fer." (Top).; "Longitude du méridien du Paris." (Bottom).; "Tom. 116. Page 134," [Histoire Universel].; This map is smaller version of a map published in 1783 under the same title, printed in Histoire Universel (vol. 116). Portions of Maine and Florida are cut off. Georgia, the Carolinas, and Virginia extend to the Mississippi River. Western Virginia is labeled "Kentucke" and Western North Carolina has an area labeled "Frankland." The old Northwest is identified as land ceded to the United States. In the far west, "Tecas" and "Kansez" are named.
s.n (publisher)
Brion de la Tour, Louis, -1823. (creator)
Relief shown pictorially.; "Meridien de Paris."; Shows most of present United States east of the Rocky Mountains.
[Chez Rollin fils] (publisher)
Bellin, Jacques Nicolas, 1703-1772. (creator)
Charlevoix, Pierre-François-Xavier de, 1682-1761. (contributor)
Shows Indian locations, trails, notes.; Illustrated with sailing ships. canoes, animals, Indian hunters, forts, etc.
Fer, Nicolas de, 1646-1720. (creator)
Aa, Pieter van der, 1659-1733. (contributor)
Shows mountains, rivers and settlements in the southern United States, Mexico and Central America.; Relief shown pictorially.; Cartography by Gastaldi.; From Ptolomaeus' La Geografia. Venice, 1561.; In upper left corner: 640; in upper right corner: 641.; Text on verso with title: Nueva Hispania trentesimaprima tavola nuova.
Gastaldi, Giacomo, approximately 1500-approximately 1565. (creator)
Ptolemy, active 2nd century. (contributor)
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