I bet my hometown, Phillipsburg, NJ, appears on this map. It always does from the 1700s…
Annotated Map of the British Colonies in North America with the Roads, Distances, Limits and Extent of the Settlements
On November 19, 1794, American negotiator John Jay signed a “Treaty of Amity, Commerce, and Navigation” with Great Britain. The Jay Treaty, as it is commonly known, was intended to settle lingering issues and boundary disputes following the Treaty of Paris which ended the American Revolution. Documents and maps such as this one were needed to settle the disputed northeastern boundary between the United States and Canada.