The American Eastern Seaboard, 1777

Description

French cartographer Matthew Albert Lotter surveyed the area depicted in this 1777 map.

The title is translated as: "New Map of English America containing everything that the English possess in North America, Known as Canada, Nova Scotia or Acadia, the thirteen United Provinces which are: the four Colonies of New England ... written exactly after the latest geographical determinations made by Matthew Albert Lotter in Augsburg."

Tobias Conrad Lotter advertised the map in the journal Augspurgische Ordinari Postzeitung (Nr. 51, 28.02.1777) where he announced this "Neue Karte" (new map). In the advertisement the published date is stated as February 1777. The cost of the colored version was 24 Kreuzer.

This map appeared in Tobias Conrad Lotter's "Atlas Geographique." 1778.


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