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A Map of the Most Inhabited Part of Virginia and Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey, and North Carolina

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0031
Abstract

This is a reproduction of a map extracted from Thomas Jeffery's 1776 work The American Atlas. The map was originally produced in 1751; the 1775 edition is a reprint. Map includes a table of distances between various cities, included in a 1755 printing by J. Dalrymple. Map title is incorporated into an engraving depicting several men at a ship-yard.

Dates: 1775

Map of the Maritime Parts of Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0034
Abstract

Aitken's 1776 map, printed in Philadelphia, is largely based on the Fry and Jefferson map of the same area, delineated by Du Simitière. Full title reads: "Map of the Maritime Parts of Virginia, Exhibiting the Seat of War and of Ld. Dunmore's depredation in that Colony." Reproduction is likely a photocopy.

Dates: c. 1776

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  • Names: Fry, Joshua, approximately 1700-1754 X

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Aitken, Robert, 1735-1802 1
Du Simitière, Pierre Eugène, approximately 1736-1784 1
Jefferys, Thomas, d.1771 1
Sayer, Robert, 1725-1794 1