This is the first map to accurately depict the Blue Ridge Mountains and the first to lay down the colonial road system of Virginia. A great number of plantations are located and include the family names of the Virginia plantation owners of the period. The cartouche, showing a tobacco warehouse and wharf, is one of the earliest printed images of the Virginia tobacco trade. The original survey was conducted in 1750 and published in 1751. It was updated in 1755 to incorporate information from the journals of John Dalrymple and Christopher Gist.
Map of Saint Pierre and Miquelon located south-east of Newfoundland island. There is an inset map noting 2 rocks and a shoal 6000 Toises (or 2 leagues) from an island, however we cannot determine exactly where the inset fits within the main map.