A Map exhibiting a view of the English Rights, relative to the Ancient Limits of Acadia

“Explanation:

Nova Scotia, or Acadia, as claimed by the English commissaries under the Utrecht treaty in 1713 with short strokes ——

Nova Scotia, as granted to Sir Alexander 1621, as divided by him into two provinces, Alexandria and Caledonia, all to the east of this line -.-.-.-

Acadia, according to Champlain, from 1603, to 1629, the same as Nova Scotia (excepting Cape-Breton) with the country west to Penobskot River and the small pricked line ……

Acadia, as granted by Louis XIII and XIV from 1632, to 1710, the same as claimed by the English. ——

Nova Scotia, as enlarged to the river Kennebek, by father grant to the Earl of Sterling, 1635, the same with Acadia of both Louis’s.

Acadia proper, according to the bipartite division, mentioned by Charlevoix, upright shades, |||||||

Charnesay’s government in 1638, bounded thus =======

La Tour’s government in 1638, marked thus +++++++

Cromwell’s grant to La Tour, Crown, and Temple, in 1656, exclusive of Cape Breton, enclosed with a small line ________

Acadia, as claimed by and ceded to France, at the treaty of Breda, 1667, the same with Cromwell’s grant.

Norembega, according to Dapper’s and Ogilby’s America, between the rivers Penobskot and Kennibek.

The Etchemin’s coast, according to Champlain, p.60 ann Denys, p.31, shaded obliquely \\\\”

Jefferys, Thomas, -1771. A general topography of North America and the West Indies. Being a collection of all the maps, charts, plans, and particular surveys, that have been published of that part of the world, either in Europe or America. London, R. Sayer, 1768. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, www.loc.gov/item/74175046/