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A map of the most inhabited part of Virginia containing the whole province of Maryland with part of Pensilvania, New Jersey and North Carolina.

This map drawn by Joshua Fry and Peter Jefferson in 1751 was amended prior to or after printing to include more recent places such as, "Fort Necessity taken 1754." A distance chart was added by "J. Dalrymple, London Jany. ye. 1st. 1755." Peter Jefferson was the father of Thomas Jefferson, future President of the United States of America.

Inscription:

To the Right Honourable, George Dunk Earl of Halifax First Lord Commissioner
and to the Rest of the Right Honourable and Hounourable Commissioners for Trade and Plantations.
This Map is most humbly Inscribed to their Lordships,
By their Lordship's,
Most Obedient & most devoted humble Servt. Thos. Jefferys.

Engrav'd and Publish'd according to Act of Parliament by Thos. Jefferys Geographer to His Royal Highness
the Prince of Wales at the Corner of St Martins Lane, Charing Cross, London.


Owner/SourceLibrary of Congress
Datec1755
File nameFry-Jefferson1751.jpg
File Size1.6m
Dimensions7608 x 4776
Linked toVirginia; Virginia Colony; Urbanna, Middlesex County, Virginia; Stafford County, Virginia; Spotsylvania County, Virginia; Orange County, Virginia; Middlesex County, Virginia; Jamestown, Virginia; Major William Robinson (Possessions)

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