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A Map of the western parts of the province of Pennsylvania, Virginia, &c.

A Map of the western parts of the province of Pennsylvania, Virginia, &c.

 
 
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Scale ca. 1:1,270,000.
Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil and watercolor.
Has watermark.
Imperfect: Eastern portion and southwest corner wanting.
Relief shown pictorially.
"To the Honourable House of Representatives of the Province of Pennsylvania this map is most humbly inscribed by their most obedient and humble servant."
Shows area from the Wabash River on the west to the Scioto River on the east, and from Lake Huron on the north to the Green River in Kentucky on the south.
While one is not an exact copy of the other, there is great similarity to the "Traders map" ascribed to John Patten in Howard N. Eavenson's Map makers & Indian traders, 1949.
On verso: No. 52. Map of the western parts of the province of Pennsylvania & Virginia &c. A sketch ...
LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 771
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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AACR2: 651/1; 651/2; 651/3

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Date

01/01/1753
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Contributors

Patten, John, 1724 or 1725-1754.
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