"[Lot of 2] Map of the State of New York [and] New Jersey", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)
Subject: New York & New Jersey
Period: 1796 (circa)
Publication: The American Universal Geography
Color: Black & White
These early state maps from Morse's The American Universal Geography show topography, watershed, town names, and more. Meridians are from both London and Philadelphia. Published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston.
A. Map of the State of New York, (9.6 x 7.4"). In the lower portion of the state there is an area marked Ceded to Massachusetts. Chautauqua Lake appears as Calaughaque L. Drawn by J. Denison, engraved by Amos Doolittle. Condition: Issued folding with light soiling, a tiny hole in an unengraved area at right, and a few short fold separations in the blank margins. (B+)
B. New Jersey, (5.6 x 7.5"). The distance scale is in "American Miles." The area extends from the tip of Long Island, Manhattan to details of the shoals in Delaware Bay. Engraved by Samuel Hill. Condition: A fine impression. (A)
References: McCorkle (18th C. Geography) #304-7 & 8; Wheat & Brun #368 & #417.
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