Abel Buell

Inventor

1742 – 1822

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Who was Abel Buell?

Abel Buell, born in Killingworth, Connecticut, was a goldsmith, silversmith, jewelry designer, engraver, surveyor, type manufacturer, mint master, textile miller, and counterfeiter in the American colonies. In 1784, Buell published A New and correct Map of the United States of North America Layd down from the latest Observations and best Authorities agreeable to the Peace of 1783; it was the first map of the new United States created by an American.

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Born
Feb 1, 1742
Killingworth
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
1822
New Haven

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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