John Baxton Flowers III Map Collection, 1808, 1845, 1879

Map Collection #MC0022

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: John Baxton Flowers III Map Collection
    Creator: J.H. Colton & Co..
    Price, Jonathan
    Robinson, E.
    Smith, E.
    Strother, John
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: This collection contains the New Map of Palestine (1845) based mainly on the maps and drawings of Robinson and Smith with corrections and additions by Rev. Dr. Robinson, the 1808 Price-Strother Map also known as the First Actual Survey of North Carolina, and Messenger Handbook for 1879, which includes Goldsboro Messenger Map of North Carolina.
    Extent: 0.043 Cubic feet, 3 items, consisting of maps
  • Administrative Information
    Accessions Information

    April 17, 2002, 2 items, 0.006 cubic feet; a) New Map of Palestine from the latest authorities chiefly from the maps & drawings of Robinson & Smith with corrections and additions furnished by the Revd. Dr. Robinson 1845. Published by J. H. Colton, No. 86 Cedar Street, New York. Insets (2): Plan of Jerusalem & Environs of Jerusalem. Paper on cloth. No scale. 31-1/2" x 41-1/2" (Inherited from Alfred Flowers (1806-1846), Flowery Dale Plantation, Sampson County, NC). b) To David Stone and Peter Brown, Esq. this first actual survey of the state of North Carolina taken by the subscribers is respectfully dedicated by their humble servants Jona. Price & John Strother, 1808. Engrd. by W. Harrison, Philadelphia. Paper on cloth. Scale: 1-1/4" = 10 miles. 59-1/2" x 29-1/2" (Once owned by John Flowers (1755-1812) a revolutionary war soldier and planter of Poplar Hill Plantation, Wayne & Duplin Counties, NC). Donor: John Baxton Flowers, III.

    June 8, 2010, (unprocessed addition 1), 1 item, 0.037 cubic feet; Messenger Handbook for 1879, including Goldsboro Messenger Map of North Carolina 1879; Facts Concerning North Carolina Worth Remembering; List of Counties, Date of Formation, Area, Population and County Seats; Important Chronological Events; North Carolina Court Calendar for 1879; United States Courts; Scale of Depreciation of Confederate Currency; Distance from Goldsboro to ; Number of Days from any in one Month to the same in any other; Names of Principal Towns in North Carolina and Estimated Number of Inhabitants, etc. Given as a Premium to Subscribers for 1879 with Beaufort Harbor Inset Map. (New York, NY: G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co., 1879) Printed. Pamphlet with foldout map. 16.5 x 10.5 mm. Scale: 4.5 cm = 60 miles. Recd. 11/17/2009. Donor: John Baxton Flowers, III.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of John Baxton Flowers, III

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

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    Preferred Citation

    John Baxton Flowers III Map Collection (#MC0022), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

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