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Gavit & Duthie (fl. 1840-1850) Map of the Frontiers of the Northern Colonies with the Boundary Line established Between them and the Indians at the Treaty held by S. Will Johnson at Ft. Stanwix in Novr. 1768.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05634.08 Author/Creator: Gavit & Duthie (fl. 1840-1850) Place Written: Albany, New York Type: Map Date: ca. 1818-1821 Pagination: 1 map ; 29.4 x 45.6 cm.

Summary of Content: This document is a map that shows the Colonies of New York, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, and the Ohio Valley Territory to the west of them. The map contains corrections and improvements from the Evans Map made by Guy Johnson, who was a British deputy agent to the Indians. It was engraved and printer by Gavit & Duthie, who work in Albany, New York. The map is detailed only to the extent that it tracks major river sna streams, with some indication of mountainous regions. Date range is inferred from dated letter also included in the collection.

People: Gavit & Duthie, fl. 1840-1850
Johnson, Guy, ca. 1740-1788

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: War of 1812Military HistoryGlobal History and CivicsForeign AffairsTreatyDiplomacyBoundary or Property DisputeSurveyingCanadaNorthwest TerritoryGovernment and CivicsAmerican Indian HistoryFrontiers and Exploration

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