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Evans, Louis, and Jefferys/De Crevecoeur
Carte Generale des Etats de Virginie, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvanie, Nouveau-Jersey, New-York, Connecticut et Isle de Rhodes. Ainsi que des Lacs Erie, Ontario, et Champlain. D\'Apres la Carte Ameriquaine de Louis Evans
Paris: Tardieu, 1787. Right hand margin is extended, and there is one small tear 1/2\" into the plate on the right hand side, that was repaired (tear partially due to the attachment from the book it comes from). Folding Map.. ; Maps United States East Virginia; Maps United States East Pennsylvania; Maps United States East; Maps North America Great Lakes, \"This map was published in Michel de Crevecoeur\'s Lettres D\'un Cultivateur Ameriquain, Cuchet, Paris 1787, which was a later French edition of the essays first published under the title Letters from an American Farmer (and under the pen name J. Hector St. John) in London 1782. The map includes southern Canada, the northeast south to Virginia and west to Ohio with an inset of Lake Michigan and the upper Mississippi titled ESQUIS SE DURESTE DE LA RIVIERE DE L\' OHIO. Only the Pennsylvania region is shown here in east and west images. Cte (county) de la Fayette in western Pennsylvania is cited which would date the map after 1783; Bedford and Washington counties are also named but no others. This French map is based upon the famous Lewis Evans map of 1755 published by Jeffreys, and retains many inscriptions in English. Delaware is named but no boundary is shown between it and Pennsylvania. The Philadelphia meridian is used and the Pennsylvania - New York line is correctly shown near the 42nd parallel. Listed on page 866 of Phillips. Blank verso. Scale:1\"=35 miles. Size 19 x 26 inches.\", Size : 498x665 (mm), 19.625x26.125 (Inches), Hand Colored
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