Format Maps
Contributors Bowles, Carington
Dates 1783
Location Canada
United States
Language English
Subjects Canada
Early Works to 1800
United States
Bowles's new pocket map of the United States of America; the British possessions of Canada, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland, with the French and Spanish territories of Louisiana and Florida, as settled by the preliminary articles of peace signed at Versailles the 20th. Jany. 1783.
Contributor Names
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
Created / Published
London, 1784.
Subject Headings
-  United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Canada--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States
-  Canada
-  Scale ca. 1:6,500,000.
-  Hand colored.
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  Prime meridian: Ferro and London.
-  Includes historic notes, listing of "The 13 United States of America," and inset "Article III."
-  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 745
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Vault
-  AACR2
-  Copy 1 has land areas colored in pink, yellow, and green.
-  Copy 2 has land areas colored in pink, yellow, and green; some boundaries in red; New England States colored as one.
-  Copy 3 has land areas colored in brown; boundaries in green.
col. map 47 x 51 cm.
Call Number
G3700 1783 .B64
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3700 ar074500
Library of Congress Catalog Number

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