Annotated Map of the British Colonies in North America with the Roads, Distances, Limits and Extent of the Settlements
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In 1897 B.F. Stevens annotated this 1775 map by copying all the colors and annotations from King George III's map.
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During the negotiations to end the Revolutionary War, all sides used a copy of the so-called Mitchell map. The red lines marked on the map were the agreed-upon boundaries between the United States, the remaining British colonies, and Spanish territories.
This primary source comes from the Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations.
National Archives Identifier: 2450020Full Citation: Annotated Map of the British Colonies in North America with the Roads, Distances, Limits and Extent of the Settlements; 1775; Records of Boundary and Claims Commissions and Arbitrations, Record Group 76. [Online Version, https://www.docsteach.org/documents/document/annotated-map-of-the-british-colonies-in-north-america-with-the-roads-distances-limits-and-extent-of-the-settlements, February 25, 2017]
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