the search for the Northwest Passage, and the burgeoning China trade. In doing this Chapin dispels several myths, such as that Pond's maps influenced American negotiators of the Treaty of Paris in 1783 or Jay's Treaty in 1794. He also sheds new light on Pond's brief service to the United States government as an envoy to the western Indian alliance in the 1790s. A flaw in the volume that must be laid at the door of the University of Nebraska Press are the reproductions of Pond maps. The maps Pond produced were his most significant contribution. Unfortunately Chapin reports that Pond's original maps could not be reproduced with any clarity. Chapin was forced to redraw the Pond maps. The seven reproductions of Pond maps provided by Chapin are of considerable interest to any historian of the northwest, even though Chapin eliminated some of the notes Pond made upon the originals. Unfortunately the press presents the maps reduced to less than half a page and they are difficult for even the most diligent observer to discern. That said, the volume is a worthy contribution to the literature on fur trade and exploration of the Great Lakes and the far
Journal of the Early Republic – University of Pennsylvania Press
Published: Apr 29, 2015
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.
Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.
It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera