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Map of the British Empire in America in 1733


A Map of the British Empire in America with the French and Spanish Settlements adjacent thereto. By Henry Popple. C. Lempriere inv. & del. B Baron Sculp. To the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty This Map is most humbly Inscribed by Your Majesty's most Dutiful, most Obedient, and most Humble Servant Henry Popple. London Engrav'd by Willm. Henry Toms & R.W. Seale, 1733.

Map Description

This is the first large scale map of North America and the most accurate at the time. It shows the extent of the British, French, and Spanish colonial possessions. A composite of all twenty sheets of the Popple Atlas. 

By Henry Popple, 1733; Digitized and published by David Rumsey Map Collection

For more information visit the David Rumsey Historical Map Collection

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