Printed map. Second state. "Survey'd by order of His Excellency Brigadier General Lawrence, Governour of the Province of Nova Scotia; by Charles Morris, Chief Surveyor". "Published by command of the Right Honourable the Lords of Trade & Plantations, for the benefit of the trade and navigation, of Great Britain and its Colonies." "Engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to the King." "25th. March 1775." Visual scale [1 inch=1 mile]. "IX" in upper right margin. Described in Kershaw, Early Printed Maps of Canada, Volume III, entry 821, p. 130: "Published in: North-American Pilot, 1777. v. Pl.9... Outside the neatline, top right is 'IX', and below centre 'London. Printed for & Sold by Robt. Sayer & Jno. Bennett, No. 53, in Fleet Street, as the Act directs. 25th. March 1775'. The date 1759 has been erased from the title, which ends with 'Engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer / to the KING.'. In addition, on 'High Whitehead, contour shading has been inserted, and Halifax and its suburbs have been shaded. Along the southern coastline of the harbour, further changes have been made immediately south of 'Dartmouth', and to the details of 'a Shoal Bay'."
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