Texas State Archives Map Collection

A Map of the British Empire in America, with the French and Spanish Settlements adjacent thereto
Date: 1733
Publisher: Engraved by William Henry Toms, [1733] London.
Cartographer: Popple, Henry
Scale: none given
Size: 51 cm x 50 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 06280
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 84.83 MB

A Map of the British Empire in America, with the French and Spanish Settlements adjacent thereto Image:

Map covers North America as far north as Hudson's Bay and west to the Rio Grande, Central America, Carribean Islands, and the northern coast of South America. Shows rivers, lakes, mountainous and forested areas, colonies and provinces, towns and settlements, forts, missions, presidios, Indians, and a Spanish ship route. Insets: Falls of Niagra, Mexico [City], Quebec, New York [City], Placentia, Annapolis, Royal, Boston [Harbor], New York [Harbor], Charles Town, Bermuda, San Augustine, Providence, Havana, San Jago, Kingston, Port Antonio, Port Royal in Martinica, Barbadoes, Antigua, Cartagene, Porto Bello. There are engravings of ships in the ocean, and natives surrounding the cartouche. Map 1522 is a photostat of another copy of the map, not showing the Spanish ship route appearing on this map. Enlarged sections of this map can be found in Popple's Atlas of America, 1733, by Henry Popple. This atlas is part of the Archives Division holdings--see map 7041. 6/23/86

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