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A nice example of Mathew Carey's map of New Jersey, from the American Pocket Atlas, first published in Philadelphia in 1796.

A highly detailed map, which includes towns, roads, rivers, mountains, and many other details. 

States of the Map

The map is known in 4 states:

  • State 1 (1796):  No roads shown.
  • State 2 (1801):  Double ruled lines inserted between the title and scale bar.  Place names added include M. Hamburg, Taunton, Alison, Leeds Lit Egg Harbor and Easton.    Roads added
  • State 3 (1805):  Town of Leeds deleted.  Towns of Bridgeton, Millville added and Dorcester changed to P.t Elizabeth. New roads added
  • State 4 (1813):  New towns added including Vernon, Hardwick, Pitt, Rariton, Cranbury, Hopewell, Swedesboro, Woods, Weymoth, Diving C. Tuckahoe Cr. and others.  New roads added.