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A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode-Island: of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio & Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage & Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain. Wherein is also shewn the antient & present seats of the Indian nations. Carefully copied from the original published at Philadelphia, by Mr. Lewis Evans.

A general map of the middle British colonies in America, viz. Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Pensilvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut & Rhode-Island: of Aquanishuonigy the country of the confederate Indians comprehending Aquanishuonigy proper, their places of residence, Ohio & Thuchsochruntie their deer hunting countries, Couchsachrage & Skaniadarade their beaver hunting countries, of the Lakes Erie, Ontario and Champlain. Wherein is also shewn the antient & present seats of the Indian nations. Carefully copied from the original published at Philadelphia, by Mr. Lewis Evans.

 
 
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Scale ca. 1:2,250,000.
Hand colored.
Relief shown pictorially.
Shows "West longitude from London" and "from Philadelphia."
Differs from other copies in absence of Connecticut River north of "Great Falls." Also differs in coloration of boundaries: Ohio and Kentucky River are colored as boundaries; Pennsylvania extends north to a line at approximately 42⁰40ʹ; Maryland extends west to "Yochio Geni," Canada is colored as having a boundary west of Lake Ontario, etc.
Includes text, historical notes, distance charts, and inset of "A sketch of the remaining part of Ohio R. &c."
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 716
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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01/01/1771
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Evans, Lewis, 1700?-1756.
Bowles, Carington, 1724-1793.
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