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Important early map of Rhode Island, from Carey's American Atlas, one of the earliest separate maps of Rhode Island printed in the US.

Includes towns, travel routes, topographical detail, and waterways. Carey published his American Atlas in 1795, which became the first folio atlas published in America. He later issued General Atlases in 1796 and after. In 1814, he became the first American publisher to offer hand coloring.