A New Map of Part of the United States of North America, Exhibiting the Western Territory, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia etc.

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Hand-colored engraving of the Great Lakes region of North America showing settlements, roads and topography (relief shown by hachures). Regions are outlined in various colors.

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1 map : hand col. ; 51 x 63 cm.

Creation Information

Cary, John 1805.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Star of the Republic Museum Objects and was provided by Star of the Republic Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 60 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Star of the Republic Museum

The Star of the Republic Museum is located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, and its mission is to collect and preserve material culture of the Texas Republic. The Star of the Republic Museum's digital collections include books, letters, manuscripts, portraits, maps, photographs, and an impressive variety of artifacts that includes furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, and looms.

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Description

Hand-colored engraving of the Great Lakes region of North America showing settlements, roads and topography (relief shown by hachures). Regions are outlined in various colors.

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 51 x 63 cm.

Notes

Full title: A New Map of Part of the United States of North America, Exhibiting the Western Territory, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia &c. Also, the Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Ontario & Erie: with Upper and Lower Canada &c. from the latest authorities

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Star of the Republic Museum Objects

The Star of the Republic Museum Objects Collection is presented by the Star of the Republic Museum and is comprised of thousands of museum artifacts. The museum, which is located in Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, has an impressive variety of items that include furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, cooking utensils, and looms.

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  • 1805

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  • Jan. 18, 2008, 4:57 a.m.

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  • April 27, 2010, 7:54 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Cary, John. A New Map of Part of the United States of North America, Exhibiting the Western Territory, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia etc., map, 1805; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth31199/: accessed December 2, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.