Map The United States of America, laid down from the best authorities, agreeable to the peace of 1783

About this Item

Title

  • The United States of America, laid down from the best authorities, agreeable to the peace of 1783

Contributor Names

  • Carleton, Osgood, 1742-1816, cartographer.

Created / Published

  • Boston : Published & sold by I. Norman, [1791]

Subject Headings

  • -  United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States

Genre

  • Early maps

Notes

  • -  Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings.
  • -  Shows the area from Canada to northern Florida and from the Missouri River to the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
  • -  Includes notes and inset "A map of the lakes and rivers between Lake Superior and the North Sea".
  • -  Date from Wheat & Brun, based on advertisements in Boston and Baltimore papers.
  • -  Wheat & Brun 1978 revised edition, 119
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC copy sectioned in two and mounted on cloth.

Medium

  • 1 map : hand colored ; 80 x 111 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3700 1791 .C2

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2015591092

Online Format

  • image

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

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Chicago citation style:

Carleton, Osgood, Cartographer. The United States of America, laid down from the best authorities, agreeable to the peace of. [Boston: Published & sold by I. Norman, 1791] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015591092/.

APA citation style:

Carleton, O. (1791) The United States of America, laid down from the best authorities, agreeable to the peace of. [Boston: Published & sold by I. Norman] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015591092/.

MLA citation style:

Carleton, Osgood, Cartographer. The United States of America, laid down from the best authorities, agreeable to the peace of. [Boston: Published & sold by I. Norman, 1791] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015591092/>.