A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the right honorable the Earl of Halifax, and the other right honorable the Lord Commissioners for trade and plantations by their lordships most obliged and very humble servant Jno. Mitchell


Creator: Mitchell, John, 1711-1768
Title: A map of the British and French dominions in North America, with the roads, distances, limits, and extent of the settlements, humbly inscribed to the right honorable the Earl of Halifax, and the other right honorable the Lord Commissioners for trade and plantations by their lordships most obliged and very humble servant Jno. Mitchell
Map of the British and French dominions in North America
Date: 1755
Map Number: hmap1755m52
Scale: Scale [ca. 1:2,100,000]
Original Material: 1 map : col. ; 137 x 196 cm.
Publication Data: [London] : Published by the Author ; Printed for Jefferys and Faden Geographers to the King at the corner of St. Martin's Lane, Charing Cross, London
Description: Title from cartouche, bottom right.
A variant of the second edition of Mitchell's map of the British colonies in North America, pub. the same year.
Inset: A new map of Hudson's Bay and Labrador, 27x30cm (upper left corner).
Inscription: "This map was undertaken with the Approbation and at the request of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations...John Pownall, Secretary. Plantation Office, Feby. 13, 1755."
Bottom right beneath border: Published by the author Feb. 13th, 1755 according to Act of Parliament.
Inside map border at bottom: Printed for Jefferys and Faden, geographers to the King at the corner of St. Martins Lane Charing Crofs, London. Tho. Kitchin, sculp.
Texts: 1) "After the first drawing..." 2) (six parts) "I. Astronomical observations," etc.
Scale given in miles or minutes of latitude, English miles, English & French sea-leagues, common French leagues and Dutch miles.
Subjects: North America--Maps--Early works to 1800 | Great Britain--Colonies--North America--Maps--Early works to 1800 | France--Colonies--North America--Maps--Early works to 1800
Persistent Link to Item: http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/hmap/id:hmap1755m52
Repository: Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library