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TitleThe island of Newfoundland
SubjectNewfoundland and Labrador--Maps--Early works to 1800
Newfoundland and Labrador--Population--1789
DescriptionScale [ca. 1:1 000 000] (W 59°30'--W 52°00'/N 52°30'--N 46°30'). Date on map: 1790. Hand coloured. Compass rose. Prime meridian London. Depths shown by soundings. Bar scale in leagues. "Laid down from surveys taken by order of the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners of Admiralty" (title). Includes population of Newfoundland for 1789, notes on French fishing rights according to the Treaty of Versailles 1783, and a note on the surveying of the eastern coast of Newfoundland.
CreatorLane, Michael, fl. 1768-1784
Place of PublicationLondon, Charing Cross
PublisherPublished by Wm. Faden, Geographer to the king
Dimensions of Original68.8 x 55.3 cm
Location DepictedCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador
Time Period18th Century
NotesCNS map no. 8
Local Call NumberG 3435 1790 L3 MAP
TypeStill Image
Resource TypeMap
Record NoCNS-M0067
RelationFrom: Cartwright, George. A journal of transactions and events during a residence of nearly sixteen years on the coast of Labrador... v. 1. Newark: Printed and sold by Allin and Ridge, 1792.
CitationReferences: Clements Library catalogue v. 1, p. 505; NMC catalogue v. 1, p. 22; LeGear 10400.
SourcePrint map held in the Centre for Newfoundland Studies.
CollectionCentre for Newfoundland Studies - Digitized Maps
RepositoryMemorial University of Newfoundland. Libraries. Centre for Newfoundland Studies
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