MAP of the Island of ST. JOHN In the GULF of ST. LAURENCE Divided Into Counties & Parishes And the LOTS , as granted by Government, to which are added The Soundings round the Coast & Harbours, Improv'd from the late Survey of Captain Holland
Thomas JefferysSamuel Holland
Copper plate engraving with original outline colour, with insets of the Gulf of St. Laurence and a "List of Lots and Proprietors Names". The map provides a finely detailed treatment of the island and environs, including a list of 67 lots and the proprietors of each lot, including Samuel Holland himself (Lot 28). Many other important early names are included in the list, including Guy Carleton (then provincial Governor of Canada).
Prime meridian is unknown, but it is a nautical chart. North is indicated as North/West on the map.
Robert Sayer & Jonathan Bennett
1 map : outline color ; 36 x 69 cm
On verso, upper right corner, 11. The presence of "Published as the Act directs…" marks this as the 1st state.
Prince Edward Island
-64.631; -61.936; 45.689; 47.268
W. K. Morrison Special Collection
The American Atlas
Sayer & Bennett
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