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L'Amerique Septentrionale suivant les Nouvelle Observations de Messrs. des l'Académie Royale des Sciences, etc.

Description: Map shows southern and eastern portions of North America; Greenland, the islands of the Caribbean and New Spain; areas of Indian habitation, routes of exploration along Pacific coastline with dates. Includes illustration and notes. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: [1730..1750]
Creator: Cóvens et Mortier
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nova & accuratissima totius terrarum orbis tabula nautica variationum magneticarum index juxta observationes anno 1700.

Description: Map shows magnetic variations, trade routes, seasonal currents, coastal ports and settlements for six continents; continents of Australia and North America are incomplete. Includes text notes, illustrated title cartouche, and dates of discovery. Inset: "Asin que rien ne manquast à cette carte, nou arons ajoûté ce Cercle Polaire en partie pour montrer l'inclinaison de Meridien vers le Pole en partie pour évitar le trop grand rétrecissement de nôtre échelle." Scale not given.
Date: [1739..1750]
Creator: Halley, Edmond, 1656-1742
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Dominia Anglorum in praecipuis insulis Americae : ut sunt insula S. Christophori, Antegoa, Iamaica, Barbados (ex insulis Antillicanis) nec non insulae Bermudes vel Sommers dictae : cum privil. sac. caes. majestatis = Die englische Colonie-Laender auf den Insuln von America.

Description: Map shows boundaries for parishes or political subdivisions, roads, cities, towns, plantations, coastal details, and notable physical features. Includes text and explanations of symbols used; key to land grants for Jamaica; translation of English terms into German. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Depths shown by soundings and by shading. Scale not given.
Date: [1730..1750]
Creator: Homann Erben (Firm)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Nova Designatio Insulæ Jamaicae ex Antillanis Americae Septentrion: non postremae Secundum Gubernationes fuas accuratas aeri incisa et publici juris facta.

Description: Map shows early eighteenth century Jamaican "precinct" or parish boundaries, harbors, pastures, churches, settlements, and notable physical features. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by shading and soundings. Scale not given.
Date: [1731..1751]
Creator: Seutter, Matthaeus, 1678-1756
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A map of the British empire in America : with the French, Spanish and the Dutch settlements adjacent thereto.

Description: Map is one of four sheets by Popple that depict the geography, settlements, and political borders in mid-nineteenth century North America and South America. This sheet shows southern Carolina, Florida, Louisiana, Mexico, Yucatan, Guatimala, Darien [Panama], and most of Cuba. Relief shown pictorially. No scale indicated.
Date: 1733?
Creator: Popple, Henry, d. 1743
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

To the right honble. Sr. Charles Wager First Ld. Commissr. of the Admiralty, Admiral of the White Squadron of His Majesties Fleet and one of His Majeses. most honble. privy council. This draugt. being part of ye Spanish & Musketor Shore & the Bay of Honduras : wth. ye Islands adjacent, is most humbly dedicated & presented

Description: Map shows coastline detail of the Bay of Honduras, points of anchorage, and the nearby coast of New Spain. Includes chart of locations with latitudes and longitudes. Relief shown by rock drawings. Scale not given.
Date: [1733..1748]
Creator: Penhallow, Samuel
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

America.

Description: Map shows political boundaries, areas of Native American habitation, major settlements, major physical features, and ocean currents; California as an island. Includes notes on winds and weather. Relief shown pictorially. Scale [ca. 1:72,000,000].
Date: 1736
Creator: Moll, Herman
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library