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Carte reduite des parties septentrionales du globe, situees, entre l'Ansie et l' Amerique, pour fervir a l'histoire generale des voyages

Item is a map engraved by French cartographer M. Bellin showing eastern Asia and the northern part of North America, mainly Canada. Includes notes as to areas of the west coast of North America explored by the Russians in 1728 and 1741, the exploration of the entrance of the Strait of Juan de Fuca in 1592 and 1603, as well as exploration on the east coast of Asia. Map also includes latitudes and longitudes, some place names, major bodies of water and indicates mountainous regions. Printed on the bottom of the map is "Tome XV" and "No. 4."

A map of the whole continent of America divided into North and South and West Indies

Item is a reproduction of a map which depicts North America, South America and the West Indies. An inset map on the lower left-hand corner shows Baffin Island and Hudson's Bay. The item also includes lists of islands and regions in the Americas belonging to each of Great Britain, France, Spain, Portugal, Denmark and the Dutch, as per the terms of the Treaty of Paris. The item also includes a list of nine relevant articles defined in the 1763 Paris treaty.

Top left plate

Part depicts the upper left hand quadrant of the map, and includes a diagram of the solar system, a table of dimensions of bodies in the solar system, a chart of constellations viewable in the northern hemisphere, text on geographical definiations and the cause of the tides, and a map of the northern half of the Americas.

Dunn, Samuel

Scientia terrarum et coelorum

Item is a combination terrestrial and astronomical map, with the earth depicted as the eastern and western hemispheres, with corresponding astronomical hemispheres. The map depicts broders of states, geographical features, cities, routes of prominent voyages. The map is bordered with smaller inset maps of the solar system, the north pole, the south pole, analemma, the moon, and a world map in Mercator's projection.

Dunn, Samuel

Bottom left plate

Part depicts text and accompanying diagram on "the art of dialing by a common globe", a chart of universal scale, a map of the world using Mercator's projection, a map of the southern half of the Americans, descriptions of the various maps and charts, and the left-hand side of a map of the lunar surface viewable from Earth.

Dunn, Samuel

Top right plate

Part depicts a chart of the astronomical latitude & longitude analemma, a table showing values of the place of the sun in the ecliptic & declinatiobn, a chart of the constellations viewable in the southern hemisphere, text on geographical definitions and the cause of the tides, and a map of the northern portion of Africa, Europe and Asia.

Dunn, Samuel

Bottom right plate

Part depicts the right-hand side of a map of the lunar surface viewable from Earth, a chart of the Analemma, a chart and accompanying text entitled "the vicissitude of seasons explained", a chart and accompanying text on "the art of dialing by a common globe", and a map of the southern portion of Africa and Asia, as well as Australia.

Dunn, Samuel

Top left plate

Part is the top left hand quadrant of a map of the Americas, and depicts North America and the north-west portion of South America. The sheet also includes a list of territories and islands in North America and appears to relate to territorial divisions as a result of the Treaty of Paris and the Treaty of Versailles (1783).

North America

Item is a map showing portions of North American, including New Mexico, Louisiana, and Canada territories; the United States; and Native American tribal areas. The United States is depicted as their pre-revolutionary status and no international boundary is shown between the United Stated and the Canadas.

Carta esferica de los reconocimientos hechos en 1782 en la costa n.o. de America para examinar la Entrada de Juan de Fuca, y la internacion de sus canales navegables

Map shows the discoveries made in 1792 on the north-west coast of North American by examining Juan de Fuca Strait and the corresponding navigable channels, prepared for Dionisio Galiano and Captain Valdes, naval captains of the Royal (Spanish) Fleet in the year 1795.

Carte particuliere de la cote du Nord-Ouest de l' Amerique reconnue par les fregates Francaises la Boussole et l'Astrolabe en 1786, 2e. feuille

Item is a map showing the Pacific Coast of British Columbia and Washington and Oregon states as surveyed by French explorer Jean-Francois de Galaup (Laperouse) in 1786, and the routes of his ships Astrolabe and Boussole. The map shows the Pacific coastline from Cap Rond (Tillamook Head) in Oregon at latitude 45 degrees and 40 minutes in the south to Baeie de Clonard (Beresford Bay, northwestern tip of Haida Gwaii) in British Columbia at latitude 54 degrees and 10 minutes in the north. Other major place names on the map include Nootka, Pointe Boisee, Baie St. Louis, Iles de Sartine, Mont Fleurieu, Cap Fleurieu, Cap Hector, Mont de la Touche, Baie de la Touche, and Baie de Clonard. Vancouver Island is shown as part of the mainland. Map includes latitudes and longtitudes as well as indication of elevations. Map is a plate from the "Atlas de Voyage de la Perouse".

Carte de la parte de la cote nord-ouest de l'Amerique : recconnue pendant les etes de 1792, 1793 and 1794, depuis 29D 54' de Latitude Nord et 244D 33' de Longitude Orientale, jusqu'au Cap Douglas par 58D 52' de Latitude et 207D 20' de Longitude, par le Ca

Map shows the Pacific Coast from Prince William Sound in the north though the Queen Charlotte Islands, Vancouver Island, Port S. Francisco and Sn. Diego to Sn. Domingo in the south.

Vue de diverses parties de la côte nord-ouest d'Amérique

Item is a graphical plate from an atlas, showing views of Cape Scott, Scott Island, the entrance to Nootka Sound, Woody Point, the entrance to the Columbia River, and Point Barro de Arena. The item is a plate from a French reprinting of "A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and round the world..." by George Vancouver.

Vue de diverses parties de la côte nord-ouest d'Amérique

Item is a graphical plate from an atlas, showing views of Cape Mendocino, Cape Orford, Grenville Point, the entrance to the Straits of Juan de Fuca and the coastline south of Cape Flattery. The item is a plate from a French reprinting of "A Voyage of Discovery to the North Pacific Ocean and round the world..." by George Vancouver.

Map of North America

Item is a map showing "Mr. Stuart's route through the United States, and Canada in 1828, 29 & 30" and "the boundary of the United States, both on the side of the British Possessions, & those in Mexico." The northern border of United States territory west of the Rocky Mountains is incorrectly noted at 54/40, to reflect American claims of the time.

British possessions in North America

Item is a map showing British territories and borders with Russian territories, the United States, and Mexico. Includes White population totals for Hudson Bay territory, Upper Canada, Lower Canada, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Cape Breton Is., Prince Edward Is., and Newfoundland as well as white population for United States claimed territory, broken down by state.

Map showing the line of boundary between the United States and British possessions

Item is a map showing four proposed boundaries between the United States and British possessions in the Salish Sea region. The explanations of the lines read in part: "[1] Boundary line contemplated by the Treaty as shown by contemporaneous evidence; [2] Boundary line as claimed by the British Commissioner; [3] Boundary line proposed by the British Commissioner as a compromise ( . . . ); [4] Boundary line in accordance with the strict letter of the Treaty ( . . . ). Item also shows soundings, and the "track of steamers plying between Victoria and Fraser river since discovery of gold."

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