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Description found in Archives

A new and correct chart of the north part of America from New Found Land to Hudson Bay [cartographic material]. 

Date(s)

[between 1745 - 1760]

Place

London, Tower Hill

Place of creation

England

Publisher

Sold by W. & I. Mount & T. Page

1 map : hand col. outline ; 43 x 56 cm on sheet 53 x 71 cm.

Scope and content

Map covers the area from Hudson Bay east to the west coast of Greenland. Aslo shows the major east coast fishing banks.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence o
f an early cartographic archivist.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC27781
90: Open
Cartographic material
90: Open
Volume
268 Item no. assigned by LAC 268
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.
H2/1100/[1737] copy 2

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Depths shown by soundings.

Prime meridians the Lizard (Cornwall) and Tenarief.

Includes a compass rose and rhumb lines.

From:The English pilot. The fourth book. describing the west-India navigation, from Hudson's Bay to the river Amazones...

On verso upper right corner #2.

Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection # 268.

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Related materials
For other copies and editions see: H12/1100/[1706-1737] (NMC 6936) ; H3/1100/[1794] (NMC 8003) ; G/1106/.P5E5/1775/fol (AMICUS No 2630615) ; G/1106/.P5E5/1780/fol (AMICUS No 28938763)

Citation / reference note
Phillips Entry 3652 (map no [2]) 1745; Entry 1158 (map no [2]) 1758 ; 1160 (map no[2]) 1760
LeGear Entry no 10315 (map no [2]) 1759

Copy / version note
The microfiche version is NMC 27781.

Subject heading

1. Nautical charts - Hudson Bay - Early works to 1800.
2. Nautical charts - Newfoundland and Labrador - Early works to 1800.

Private

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