Virginia, 1807, James Madison, Richmond, Antique Map



The 1807 Map of Virginia was authored by Rev. James Madison, first cousin of President James Madison, and he himself a President of William & Mary College in Virginia — the second-oldest institution of higher education in the United States. Bishop Madison also helped lead and restructure the Anglican Church in the United States during and after the American Revolution. The title cartouche of the map features an engraved majestic eagle, while the top right corner contains a view of The City of Richmond Metropolis of Virginia in color. The top left corner is occupied by a detailed and gridded inset plan of the state of Ohio. The maps’s production was initiated and organized by Bishop Madison, while William Prentis was the supervising surveyor; it was drawn by William Davis and was first published by Frederick Bossler in Richmond, Virginia, in 1807. Full map title reads: A Map Of Virginia Formed from Actual Surveys, and the Latest as well as most accurate observations, By James Madison, D.D. President of Wm. & Mary College.

• Old map of Virginia, 1807, Rev. Dr. James Madison (Bishop James Madison)
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