Ms. note on verso reads "To Mr. Peter Colenson from his most humble servt. The Author. Philida. June 29, 1749". This is the earliest known Evans map. See Henry N. Stevens' Third Edition of "Lewis Evans, His Map of the Middle British Colonies in America..." London, 1924, Huntington GA407 E9 S82. This volume also contain the Second Edition of Stevens' work printed in 1920, and a facsimile of a reprint of Evans' map done in 1752 with numerous corrections, known here as 18212a. Views of that map are of Steven's reproduction. Governor Pownall in his "Topographical Description of North America", 1776, notes Evans' 1749 map as "printed at Philadelphia 1749.." Distance table. MS note: 18212. Prime meridian: London, Philadelphia. Relief: pictorial. Graphic Scale: Miles. Projection: Pseudocylindrical. Printing Process: Copper engraving.
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