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Detailed map of the State of New York from Mathew Carey's Pocket Atlas. Includes remarkable detail for a small map. The map was engraved by Barker and first published, in Philadelphia, in 1796.

States of the Map

The map is known in 4 states:

  • State 1 (1796):  No roads.
  • State 2 (1801):  Roads have been added across the face of the map. Many placenames added (e.g., "Champlain").
  • State 3 (1805):  Ruled line engraved above title.
  • State 4 (1813):  The plate extensively reworked. Placenames have been added in Canada, such as "Welland".
Condition Description
Engraving on early-19th-century wove paper.