Conservation of this piece was funded by Lavinia Lee Witt Touchton of Tampa, Florida in memory of her father, Currie B. Witt, whose study of Benjamin Franklin was a positive influence in his life.
Boston Public Library copy in portfolio with another map once belonging to Benjamin Franklin. Note reads: "These maps belonged to a lot brought by Dr. Franklin from Europe, and are given to this Library by Dr. Thomas Hewson Bache, 233 South 13th St., Phil. Recd. this Dr. S.A. Green."