Texas State Archives Map Collection

A Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish Settlements adjacent thereto
Date: 1733
Publisher: Delineated by C. Lempriere. Engraved by William Henry Toms and R.W. Seale, 1733.
Cartographer: Popple, Henry
Scale: none given
Size: 52 cm x 38 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 07041
Photo Media: 6x7 cm. b&w neg. (Florida detail), photo no. 2000/1-5-1

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[Alternate title] Popple's Atlas of America Atlas. This volume is actually separate sheets comprising one large map. It covers North America as far north as Hudson's Bay and west to the Rio Grande, also showing Central America, the Caribbean Islands, and the northern coast of South America. Shown are rivers, lakes, mountainous and forested areas, colonies, 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 Martincia, Barbados, Antigua, Cartogene, Porto Bello. There are engravings of ships in the ocean, and natives surrounding the cartouche. A reduced composite of this atlas is map 6280. 12/21/87 Revised 3/30/00

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