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John Lawson

Date: 1700 | Identifier: DAO
Portrait of a man reputed to be John Lawson holding a book entitled "John Lawson." John Lawson was a British explorer of Carolina, surveyor, naturalist, and author of A new voyage to Carolina. He helped to establish the settlements of Bath and New Bern. During a trip up the Neuse River, Lawson was captured and killed by the Tuscarora Indians. Date approximated. more...