1804.056: Prospectus for a Map of Virginia.
Full Title: A map of Virginia, formed from actual surveys, and the latest as well as most accurate observations by James Madison, D. D, President of William & Mary College.
Author: Madison, James (1749-1812), bishop.
Place Issued: Petersburg
Issuing Press: Dickson & Pescud
Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 7 cm. x 9 cm. (broadside).
Handbill seeking subscribers for what became known as "Bishop Madison's Map" of Virginia published in 1807. Petersburg printer-publisher William Prentis coordinated the project for Madison, after selling his newspaper, the Petersburg Intelligencer, to the two most-senior tradesmen in his office, John Dickson and Edward Pescud, while retaining a financial interest in the office; those circumstances inform attribution here for a sheet without colophon.
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