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The United States (East) by Boudet A. - de Vaugondy R. 1786


Etats-Unis de l'Amerique Septentrionale avec les Isles Royale, de Terre Neuve de St. Jean, l'Acadie &c.

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Item Number:  25265
Category:  Antique maps > America > North America

Old, antique map of the United States (East) by A. Boudet.

This map gives a list of the thirteen original states, with Vermont and the proposed names of the ten new states provided for in the Jeffersonian ordinance of 1784 - the first map to do so - being Silvania, Michigania, Chesonesus, Arsenistpia, Metropotamia, Illinoia, Saratoga, Washington, Polytamia, and Pelisypia.
The United States is outlined in green, British territories appear in red, and Spanish lands in yellow. The United States extends westward to the Mississippi, beyond which Louisiana has been granted to Spain. So too has Florida and the French colonial seat of New Orleans.
The map is highly detailed, extending to the Rio Grande and including notes on the Sioux Indians and the Country of the Padoucas. Extensive notes throughout, including notes on early explorers such as De Soto and La Sale, Indians, Forts and other points of early interest. Mississippi is marked as the western border, but the map extents till Mexico and naming "Tecas".

The map appeared from 1786 on in the supplement of de Vaugondy's Atlas Universel with the name of Boudet, later with the name of Delamarche.