Evans, Lewis

Evans, Lewis,

c.1700–1756, colonial surveyor and geographer, b. Wales. Evans carried out several assignments for Benjamin Franklin. His travels and studies of the colonies nearest him bore fruit in two maps, A Map of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and the Three Delaware Counties (1749, rev. ed. 1752) and A General Map of the Middle British Colonies in America published together with an Analysis (1755). The first of these was used by migrating colonists for the excellent detail of the roads. The second was used by General Braddock during the French and Indian War, and was published many times over by London firms. In the Analysis he drew particular attention to the Ohio River and suggested ways and means of acquiring it by force from the French. His Brief Account of Pennsylvania (1753) was reprinted in the biography by L. H. Gipson (1939).
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NORTHERN IRELAND: Peacock-Farrell, Dallas, Cathcart, Evans, Lewis, McNair, Davis, Saville, McGinn (Magennis 68), Lafferty (Boyce 79), Jones (Ferguson 85) BELARUS: Klimovich, Shitov (Polyakov 73), Martynovich, Sivakov, Volodko, Maevski, Dragun, Savitski (Nekhajchik 85), Hleb (Putsila 66), Stasevich, Laptev
Replacements: Dee, Evans, Lewis, Hill, Wainwright, T Williams, Biggar, Watkin.
Ray of Andereck, Evans, Lewis, Figg & Battagler.
Tuesday Welsh National League Premier Division: Llanuwchllyn 4 (Sam Tyrer 2, Sam Evans, Lewis Turner) Rhostyllen 0; Penycae 0 Lex Glyndwr 6 (Harry Halliwell 2, Kieran Taylor 2, Craig Hughes, Jason Edwards).
Replacements: Kirby Myhill, Corey Domachowski, Keiron Assiratti, Damian Welch, Sion Bennett, Tomos Williams, Jarrod Evans, Lewis Jones.
Whitby Benevolent Trophy semi-finals: Boosbeck Utd 1 (L Raw) Hollybush Utd 5 (Weed 3, Gazzard, Gibson); Hinderwell 2 (Evans, Lewis) Staithes Ath 2 (Harland 2).
In the Academy, Lydiate Saints won 5-0 against Holy Rosary Harriers Sloan Tanner with a brace, Lewis Evans, Lewis Jones and Alfie Facer all netted.
The prolific author (he has written more than 100 books for young readers) includes information about master photographers Ansel Adams, Walker Evans, Lewis Hine and other principal figures.
Griffin, who has been playing for Southern League side Stourbridge, struck on 26 minutes but it needed a final flourish to wrap up the win - Kyonn Evans, Lewis Pountney and Louis Bridges scoring in the final 13 minutes.
WALES: Ross Jones, Liam Williams, Owen Williams, Rheon James, Eli Walker, Matthew Morgan, Jonathan Evans, Lewis Smout, Kirby Myhill, Will Taylor, Macauley Cook (capt), Cory Hill, Luke Hamilton, Thomas Young, Ben Thomas.
Replacements: Ostleton, Mason, Ensor, Evans, Lewis, Cox, Winter.
LIKELY TEAMS NORTHERN IRELAND: (4-3-3): Peacock-Farrell; McNair, Cathcart, Evans, Lewis; Norwood, Saville, Davis; Dallas, Jones, Magennis.