New-York at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, from 1776 and 1787 originals in the Library of Congress at Washington: issued by the United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission 1938
Consists largely of a reduced reprint of: A map of the province of New-York, reduc’d from the large drawing of that province, compiled from actual surveys by order of His Excellency William Tryon esqr. captain general & governor of the same, by Claude Joseph Sauthier to which is added New-Jersey, from the topographical observations of C.J. Sauthier & B. Ratzer. Engraved by William Faden (successor to the late Mr. Thos. Jefferys) 1776. London, Published according to Act of Parliament August 1st 1776, by Wm. Faden … Also covers Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and portions of Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, and Québec. Relief shown by hachures. Title in upper margin note about series, imprint of 1776 map, etc. in lower margin. Prime meridian: New York. “Reprinted 1938, by U.S. Geological Survey.” Inset map of New York State (1787) by Lewis Evans covers the original New Jersey portion of the map. “This map is one of a series of similar colored maps, depicting the 13 original states from New Hampshire to Georgia at the time of the formation of the Constitution.” Inset in lower left corner is reduced reprint of “part of a French edition of the Lewis Evans map of the Middle British colonies, published at Paris in 1787.” It includes no reprint of original title.
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Size57 × 46 cm
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CreatorRatzer, Bernard; Faden, William; Sauthier, Claude Joseph; Evans, Lewis; United States; Geological Survey (U.S.),