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Donald 1783
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Map, The County of Cumberland, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, surveyed by Thomas Donald, 1770-71, published by Thomas Donald and Joseph Hodskinson, 35 Arundel Street, Strand, London, 1783.
This is a reduced version on one sheet of the 6 sheet 1 inch to 1 mile map published from 1774.
Published as a 2nd edn by William Faden, Charing Cross, London, 1810.
Published in a 3rd edn by James Wyld.
   Donald 1774
   Faden 1810
(example Carlisle Library (138))
map feature:- sectioned for folding & mounted & folded (4x4) & slip case (covered in marbled paper) & table of symbols & dedication & compass rose & rhumb lines & up is NW & scale line & lat and long scales & sea plain & depth soundings & foreshore sands & coast line & rivers & lakes & relief & hill hachuring & woods & trees & forests & parks & county & wards & table of wards & settlements & roads & road distances
inscription:- printed lower centre
To The / Most Honourble / Charles Howard, Earl of Surrey. / Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum / of the West Riding in the County of York, / and the City of York, & County of the same, / Deputy Earl Marshall of England, / and One of the Lords Commissioners / of His Majesty's Treasury / This MAP of the / COUNTY of CUMBERLAND, / (Surveyed in 1770 & 1771, by Thomas Donald.) / is most humbly Inscribed by / His Lordships most Obedient / and obliged humble Servants / Joseph Hodskinson & Thomas Donald.
inscription:- printed bottom
London. Publish'd Sepr. 1st. 1783, by J. Hodskinson & T. Donald No.35 Arundel Street, Strand.
wxh, sheet:- 86.5x65cm
wxh, map:- 845x624mm
inscription:- printed with scale line
Scale of Statute Miles
scale line:- 10+1 miles = 136.0 mm (approx)
scale:- 1 to 130000 ? (1 to 130168 from scale line, assuming a statute mile)
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sources:- National Library of Scotland
Carlisle Library Maps

items seen (illustrated items in bold):-
   Carlisle Library : Map 10 -- map -- County of Cumberland
   Carlisle Library : Map 11 -- map -- County of Cumberland
   National Library of Scotland : EME.s.118 -- map -- County of Cumberland

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