[Caribbean islands and northern South America]

[ca. 1762]
engraving, hand coloring

Lower right sheet of a four-sheet map of North America. This sheet includes some Caribbean islands and the northern part of South America. Also includes some topographical details, location of settlements, rivers and lakes, and narrative on sources of knowledge or lack thereof used to construct map. Contemporary ms. notes in margins, etc., concerning alterations in the balance of power brought about by the Treaty of 1763 and shown on the map by difference colors conforming to a manuscript color key in the margin.

Pasted on reverse, clipping (probably from a periodical) "They write from New Jersey in America, ..." encouraging the development of industry in the British colonies [ca. 1764].
Part of
Rocque, John
A general map of North America in which is express'd the several new roads, forts, engagements, &c. taken from actual surveys and observations made in the army employ'd there, from the year 1754, to 1761 drawn by the late John Rocque, topographer to His Majesty
[London] : M. A. Rocque in the Strand & A. Dury in Dukes Court St Martins Lane,[1762]
[ca. 1762]
Cabinet C762 /1
JCB Call Number
Accession Number
Geographic area
2.3X 2.4X
45 cm. x 43 cm.

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