Antique Map Reproductions
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Map of the Middle British Colonies in America (1758)
by Thomas Jefferys
Shows the British colonies from Virginia north to New York, and extends west to present day Indiana and Kentucky, and is primarily concerned with providing information to the viewer about the lands to the west of the British colonies. The map includes numerous notes, especially concerning inland water communications and natural resources, as well as the locations and nature of various Native American tribes. The map is also notable for its political commentary directed against France and at the same time encouraging the British king to retain interest in the lands west of the original colonies: ...