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A map of the great River St. John & waters, (the first ever published) from the Bay of Fundy, up to St. Anns or Frederick's Town [cartographic material] : being little known by white people, until 1783: settled by the American Loyalists, then part of Nova Scotia, now called New Brunswick, from an actual survey, made in the years 1784, 85, 86, and 87


July 10th 1788



Place of creation



Published ... by Capt. Robt. Campbell

1 map. 51 x 41 cm, on sheet 61 x 47 cm.

Scope and content

Shows counties, location of mills, land transportation routes, areas set aside for Loyalists, French and Negro settlements, land grants and some land owners names.

Cartographic material
90: Open
Cartographic material: microform
Restrictions not set
NMC 254
Restrictions not set
Library of Congress class no.
G3432.S2 1787 .C37 H3

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Prime meridian: London.

Inset: A plan of the city of St. John.

Old call no.: 210 St. John River 1788 H3

Cartographic math data
W0664300 W0653500 N0460000 N0451000
Scale [1:253 440].

Citation / reference note
Ganong, William F. (William Francis), 1864-1941. A monograph of the cartography of the province of New Brunswick. [Ottawa] : J. Durie, 1897. P. 396.

Exhibitions note
Exhibition title: The Anti-Slavery Movement in Canada. Curator: Myron Momryk, National Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario; 2001.02.14-2001.05.27.

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