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Nice example of Carey's map of Rhode Island.

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

States of the Map

There are 4 states of the map.

  • State 1 (1796):  No roads
  • State 2 (1801): Roads added map; from 'CONNECTICUT' into northern Rhode Island (and other changes)
  • State 3 (1805): Circular town symbols have been added for Bri= , an unnamed town in Charlestown county and S. Ferry  
  • State 4 (1813): New place names have been added, including Wells, Scott's P, Pauwanget P., Beaver Tail, Price's Neck, Easton's Beach  and East Passage.
Condition Description
Engraving on late 18th or early 19th century wove paper. Excellent tone and structural stability.