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Seutter, Matthew Recens Edita totius Novi Belgii [New Netherland - New York]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03583 Author/Creator: Seutter, Matthew Place Written: [Augsberg] Type: Map Date: 1730 Pagination: 1 sheet 51.8 x 60.9 cm

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Summary of Content: Matthew Seutter, following Jansson and Nicholas Visscher. Engraved map, handcolored. The map shows the back-and-forth tussle between the Dutch and English over New York and New Jersey, and uses both sets of place names. Cartouche shows New York City (New Amsterdam) (incolored). The figures surrounding the cartouche include laboring slaves who, with other people, present produce to a seated monarch who may be George II. See R. V. Tooley, The Mapping of America, p. 291 no. 25 (no. 24 for citation on cartouche).

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Geography and Natural HistoryAgriculture and Animal HusbandrySlaveryAfrican American HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The Thirteen Colonies

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