Map of the North Atlantic Fisheries in the 18th Century
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Folded map, 7¾″ × 9¾″, engraved by Thomas Kitchin, in William Bollan, The Ancient Right of the English Nation to the American Fishery
..., London, 1764. The map admirably illustrates the recurrent and extensive discussions by John Adams of the problem of American rights in the Atlantic fisheries. See for example the Diary entries for 25–30 November 1782
, vol. 3:72–85; and a passage in the present volume, p. 247
Courtesy of the Massachusetts Historical Society.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.