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2 edition of rare map of the Northwest, 1785, by John Fitch found in the catalog.

rare map of the Northwest, 1785, by John Fitch

Philip Lee Phillips

rare map of the Northwest, 1785, by John Fitch

a bibliographical account ; with facsimile reproduction including some account of Thomas Hutchins and William McMurray

by Philip Lee Phillips

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Published by W.H. Lowdermilk & Co. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fitch, John, -- 1743-1798.,
  • Hutchins, Thomas, -- 1730-1789.,
  • MacMurray, William.,
  • Northwest, Old -- Description and travel -- Maps

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesThe Fitch map of the Northwest, 1785.
    Statementby P. Lee Phillips.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGA408.1785.F5 P5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination43 p., [1] fold. leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages43
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16239755M

    Notes on the Cataloging, Care, and Classification of Maps and Atlases 1 copy; A descriptive list of maps and views of Philadelphia in the Library of 1 copy; The first map of Kentucky by John Filson: a bibliographical account with 1 copy; The rare map of the Northwest, , by John Fitch. vised his map to include the projected boundaries of "Ten New States by a Resolve of Congress of April 23d. " Perhaps this is why George Washington owned a McMurray map; he did not have a Buell And yet, scholars now consider BuelPs IOPhilip L. Phillips, The Rare Map of the Northwest by John Fitch (Wash-.

    Title taken from caption title and opening lines of text. " An ordinance for ascertaining the mode of disposing of lands in the Western Territory": p. []. Signed on p. [4]: Done by the United States in Congress assembled, the twentieth day of May [] Richard Henry Lee, p. Charles Thomson, sec'ry. Imprint from colophon. Date of publication supplied by Bristol. Not in. Search millions of objects in the collections including photographs, artworks, artifacts, scientific specimens, manuscripts, sound records, and transcripts. These.

    A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Maps forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. JOURNAL ACROSS The ATLANTICK. No 1. From June 3rd to July the 30th A Recopied Journal. [Manuscript Journal] by Paine, Thomas, - ]. Hall, John - Author and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Get this from a library. The rare map of the Northwest. [Philip Lee Phillips]. : Map|Title: A map of The North west Parts of The United States of America|Description: This Rare: Posters & Prints.

Now a copy of John Fitch’s ” Map of the North West Parts of the United States of America ()” has found a permanent home in “the West” portrayed by the map itself” in one of the six states that eventually were carved out of the Northwest Territory: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota.

Following his last trip inhe drew and engraved a map of the Northwest Territory which brought him some fame and a small income. After Fitch devoted himself to developing the steamboat. He first thought to apply steam power to driving wagons, but he soon turned to the problem of making a boat go by the force of steam.

Before becoming consumed by his invention of the steamboat, in Fitch published this map, having compiled it primarily from McMurray’s map of the United States augmented by his own surveys (For the McMurray map, see item 2 in the “Nation” by John Fitch book of this exhibit.).

The Rare Map of the Northwest,by John Fitch: A Bibliographical Account, with Facsimile Reproduction Including Some Account of Thomas Hutchins and William McMurray. Washington, DC: W.H. Lowdermilk & Co., A rare and important little map of the United States, one of only two published maps to give Jefferson’s proposed state names in the Old Northwest.

Background Following the American Revolution one of history’s great land rushes began, as settlers poured over the mountains into Kentucky and the “Old Northwest,” the vast triangle of land between the Great Lakes and the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.

Following his last trip inhe drew and engraved a map of the Northwest Territory which brought him some fame and a small income. After Fitch devoted himself to developing the steamboat. The idea was not new, but Fitch later claimed to have gotten it independently after seeing a picture of a steam engine in a book.

The plan to create new states in the region was documented on just a few maps, including William McMurray’s United States according to the definitive treaty of peace signed at Paris Sept. () and John Fitch’s Map of the North West Parts of the United States of America ().

The Seven Ranges was the first area to be surveyed by the American government as part of the Northwest Territory. Thomas Hutchins, the geographer of the United States, carried out the Seven Ranges survey according to the guidelines provided in the Land Ordinance of The Rare Map of the Northwest,by John Fitch.

The rare map of the Northwest,by John Fitch: a bibliographical account ; with facsimile reproduction including some account of Thomas Hutchins and William McMurray by Philip Lee Phillips 1 edition - first published in John Fitch () produced a map of the Northwest Territory, a "road map" of the upper Middle West.

One of these handmade, privately printed maps now resides at the University's Clements Library. While there are only six or seven copies of Fitch's map identified, all have been in the hands of public institutions on the East Coast.

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According to the definitive treaty of peace signed at Paris, September 3, By William McMurray. Scot, sculp. Lee Phillips, Chief of the Division of Maps and Charts at the Library of Congress, has called this " the first official map of the United States;" The Rare Map of the Northwest by John Fitch (Washington, ), p.

Item description: engraving, hand coloring. Advertised in the Pennsylvania Packet, 30 Junoffering a map of the Northwest country, drawn and printed by his own hand, based upon actual journeys into the territory; price "a French Crown." Sales of this map amounted to more than $, which provided the capital for his steamship company in The exhibit also contains a look at American expansion in John Fitch’s “Map of the North West Parts of the United States of America,” published in and based on William McMurray’s map.

FILSON'S Map of Kentucke, the first map of Kentucky, ,; JOHN FITCH'S Map of the Northwest, ; MANASSEH CUTLER'S Map and Description of Ohio, Mr. PHILLIPS has published himself a book of halftone reproductions of rare views with notes, entitled: The beginnings of Washington as described in books, maps and views, he has completed in.

John Fitch was an American mechanic and inventor. Once logged in, you can add biography in the database.One of the rotating headers on our new website is the “Fitch Map, ” The first published map of the Northwest Territory, it is cut in to sections, affixed to linen and folded into a paper sleeve.The subject category-maps contain materials dealing with maps and map-making.

There are materials from companies such as business cards, invoices, and correspondence. The bulk of the materials are maps. There are a number of maps from the United States in the form of both road maps and state maps.