The United States of America, showing the boundaries fixed in 1782, five years before the ratification of the Constitution : from a contemporary copy of Benjamin Franklin's red-line map identified in Spain by the Library of Congress at Washington.
1 : 6860480 Facsimile of map published in Paris by Le Rouge and dated 1777.
Relief shown pictorially.
Inset letters of Aranda and Franklin printed in facsimile reflect the official use of the map in establishing United States boundaries.
"Reprinted 1838 by U.S. Geological Survey."
Includes text and inset: Nouvelle carte de la Baye dHudson et de Labrador selon las dernieres cartes levées sur les lieux.
"This map is one of a series of similar colored maps, depicting the 13 original states from New Hampshire to Georgia at the time of the formation of the Constitution." John, Mitchel, 1711-1768 Washington, D.C. : United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, [Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Geological Survey
Cruchley's New Map of the United States (East) with Upper and Lower Canada
Cruchley's New Map of the United States (East) with Upper and Lower Canada. Dated May 1861, Cruchley’s New Map of the United States (East) with Upper and Lower Canada highlights the seceded Confederates states in yellow, the Union in green and the Canadian border in red. Delaware, Maryland and Kentucky are highlighted in yellow despite the fact that they remained within the Union. These Border States, especially Kentucky, witnessed internal civil wars as the states divided over secession. G.F. Cruchley was a London-based ‘map publisher and globe manufacturer’. G.F. Cruchley