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  • A map of the United States of North America


  • Arrowsmith, Aaron, 1750-1823.

Created / Published

  • London : A. Arrowsmith, [1811]


  • -  United States--Maps
  • -  United States


  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Arrowsmith moved to 10 Soho Square in 1808.
  • -  In lower margins of all sheets: London. Published as the act directs by A. Arrowsmith, No. 10 Soho Square, Jan. 1st, 1796.
  • -  Watermark: J Whatman 1811.
  • -  This is Tooley's 1802-[1808] (e) issue of the map.
  • -  R.V. Tooley, Mapping of America, 1980, 79.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Includes notes, ill. of Niagara Falls, and text on Niagara Falls, as well as new place names and rivers added after the 1802 (c) issue of the map.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Brittle, creased, and with small tears and missing pieces along edges. Appears to have been bound in an atlas.
  • -  Acquisitions control no. 99-32


  • 1 map on 4 sheets : hand col. ; 123 x 141 cm., sheets 67 x 82 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3700 1808 .A6
  • G3700 1808 .A6 Copy 2 Assembled, sectioned into twenty-four pieces and mounted on 5 sheets of cloth.
  • G3700 1808 .A6 Copy 3 Assembled, varnished, mounted on cloth and sectioned into 8 pieces. Darkened.
  • G3700 1808 .A6 Copy 4 Assembled, sectioned into sixty pieces and mounted on 4 sheets of cloth.


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2002621157

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Arrowsmith, Aaron. A map of the United States of North America. [London: A. Arrowsmith, 1811] Map.

APA citation style:

Arrowsmith, A. (1811) A map of the United States of North America. [London: A. Arrowsmith] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Arrowsmith, Aaron. A map of the United States of North America. [London: A. Arrowsmith, 1811] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.