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Collection American Revolution and Its Era: Maps and Charts of North America and the West Indies, 1750 to 1789

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    Carte du Canada et des Etats-Unis de l'Amérique Septentrionale

    Covers Canada east of Lake Superior and south of James Bay; covers U.S. north of Albemarle Bay (N.C.). Relief shown pictorially. Third state. Meridians numbered eastward from unspecified prime (Montréal at 305⁰E). Believed to be the earlist map to use the name United States of America (in any language). Watermarked (unclear wording with pointed cross at center of embellished circle with pendant cross). Available ...

    • Contributor: Robert De Vaugondy, Gilles - Fortin, J. (jean)
    • Date: 1778