Item : MAP 847 - A map of the whole continent of America divided into North and South and West Indies

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

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compiled from Mr. D'Anvilles maps of that continent

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  • Continuation of title: ...with a copious table fully showing the several possessions of each European prince & state as settled by the definitive treaty concluded at Paris, Feb. 10th, 1763, the clauses of which relative thereto are inserted

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AM1594-: MAP 847

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  • Apr. 1, 1772 (copied between 1973 and 1975) (Publication)
    Sayer, Robert
    London (England)

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1 map : photo-mechanical reproduction on 4 sheets ; 88 x 104 cm (total)

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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.

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Copy was purchased by Adrian Mansvelt on behalf of the City of Vancouver Archives.


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The original of this map is held by the National Archives (Netherlands) in The Hague, collection Leupe (Marine).

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Use microfiche copy in the Reading Room.

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  • Box: 538-D-02 fld 02