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Buel Map Title Block

From: U.S. Geological Survey, "Maps of an Emerging Nation, The United States of America, 1775-1987.

"In 1784, Abel Buell, a Connecticuit gold- and silversmith, engraver, and jeweler (and convicted counterfeiter) published the first ap of the new United State produced by an American...."

" A copy of the second edition of the Buell map which is reproduced [in the USGS publication above] is from the collection of the New Jersey Historical Society in Newark. It was photographed by the National Geographic Society and [was used in the USGS publication abaove] courtesy of that organization."