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Subject: Colonial New England
Date: 1776 (circa)
Publication: Gentleman's Magazine
Condition Code: A
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Color: hand color
Size: 9 x 6.9 inches
22.9 x 17.6 cm
This Revolutionary War period map has good detail of early settlements including roads, villages and ports, and locates New London, Groton, Stanford, Norwalk, New Haven, and Seabrook. The counties of Fairfield, New Haven and New London are noted in Connecticut. There is a copper mine near Simsbury, CT. Includes a portion of eastern Long Island from Hog Neck to Montuck Point, noting villages and roads. This is the last of a series of four maps issued in the Gentlemanís Magazine during 1776 to illustrate the growing unrest in the colonies.
Condition Description: Issued folding with a hint of offsetting and a very minor crease at top left.
Ref: Jolly #GENT-249; Sellers & van Ee #819; Thompson #25.