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Annotated Map of the British Colonies in North America with the Roads, Distances, Limits and Extent of the Settlements

Annotated Map of the British Colonies in North America with the Roads, Distances, Limits and Extent of the Settlements

1775
Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations

In 1897 B.F. Stevens annotated this 1775 map by copying all the colors and annotations from King George III’s map.

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Mapping the negotiation

During the negotiations to end the Revolutionary War, all sides used a copy of the so-called Mitchell map. The red lines marked on the map were the agreed-upon boundaries between the United States, the remaining British colonies, and Spanish territories.

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