The United States of America laid down from the best Authorities, agreeable to the Peace of 1783. Published, April 3rd, 1783 by the Proprietor John Wallis, at his Map-Warehouse , Ludgate Street London.

Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection

Title: The United States of America laid down from the best Authorities, agreeable to the Peace of 1783. Published, April 3rd, 1783 by the Proprietor John Wallis, at his Map-Warehouse , Ludgate Street London.

Barcode: 853

Creator: Wallis, J. (John), -1818

Publisher: Wallis, J. (John), -1818

Region Depicted: Eastern Canada · Florida · Georgia · South Carolina · North Carolina · Virginia · Maryland · Delaware · Pennsylvania · New Jersey · New York (State) · Connecticut · Rhode Island · Massachusetts · Vermont · New Hampshire · Maine · Ohio · Illinois · Michigan · Indiana · Wisconsin · Minnesota · West Virginia · Kentucky · Tennessee · Arkansas · Mississippi · Alabama · Louisiana · Missouri · Ontario · Newfoundland and Labrador · Nova Scotia · Maritime Provinces

Date Produced: 1783

Date Published: 1783

Language: English

Historical Context: The political independence of the United States was celebrated in several maps published during the Revolution and, like this one, during the Anglo-American peace negotiations. This map weds the territory of the new republic to its high ideals, expressed in the allegorical title-cartouche.

Subjects: Maps--Early works to 1800 · East (U.S.) · Canada, Eastern · Florida · Georgia · South Carolina · North Carolina · Virginia · Maryland · Delaware · Pennsylvania · New Jersey · New York (State) · Connecticut · Rhode Island · Massachusetts · Vermont · New Hampshire · Maine · Ohio · Illinois · Michigan · Indiana · Wisconsin · Minnesota · West Virginia · Kentucky · Tennessee · Arkansas · Mississippi · Alabama · Louisiana · Missouri · Ontario · Newfoundland and Labrador · Nova Scotia · Maritime Provinces · Qu├ębec (Province)

See Also: A New Map of the United States of America, from the best authorities.

Map Type: Geographical, Political

Dimensions: 46 x 58 cm. on sheet 52 x 63 cm.

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Brief Description: Map of the United States east of the Mississippi River showing state boundaries, rivers, and Indian tribes.

Physical Description: 1 map: colored, illustrated

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867

Associated Cartouche: Cartouche, 1783, The United States of America laid down from to the best Authorities, agreeable to the Peace of 1783. Published, April 3rd, 1783 by the Proprietor John Wallis, at his Map-Warehouse , Ludgate Street London.

Collection/Donor: Osher

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/853.0001