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The County of York, survey'd in MDCCLXVII, VIII, IX and MDCCLXX. : [sheet 08]
Printed map. "Engraved by Thomas Jefferys, geographer to Hi Majesty, MDCCLXXI. To the most Honourable Charles Watson Wentworth, Marquis of Rockingham, Earl of Malton; Viscount Higham of Higham Ferrers; Baron Rockingham of Rockingham; Baron of Malton, Waith, and Harrowden; Lord Lieutenant and Custos-rotulorum of the West Riding and Custos-rotulorum of the North Riding of the County of York; Knight of the most noble Order of the Garter, and one of His Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council. This map is most humbly inscribed by his lordships most obedient and obliged humble servant Thos Jefferys". 2 visual scales [1 inch = 1 mile]. Insets: "A plan of Ripon", "A plan of Kingston, upon Hull", "A plan of Sheffield", "A plan of Leeds", "A plan of the City of York", "A plan of Scarborough". Map has two large cartouches. The title cartouche appears on sheet 10. The dedication cartouche appears on sheet 6. Sheet 5 is an index sheet: "The reduced map or index to the County of York." Includes note: "Remarks on the present edition of the survey of the County of York. This edition, being the third, of the map of the County of York, has received very essential corrections from the information kindly communicated by the Revd. George Markham; to whose; liberal assistance for many useful alterations which could not have been obtained by any other means. The topography of the map has also undergone numerous and extensive corrections from the care and assisduity of Mr. Francis White Surveyor York, who was employed especially upon the revisal of this third edition of this survey." The former locations of coastal towns "washed away by the sea" are noted by boxes off the coast. Acquired as part of the Lord Cholmondely collection.
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