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New Map of Carolina, 1687

Map Collection #MC0024

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Title: New Map of Carolina
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: Map (1688 / ca. 1693) of North and South Carolina, by Robert Morden, extending from Caratuck and Albemarle County, North Carolina to May River, South Carolina (31- 36. North Latitude; 287- 303 West Longitude) probably excised from The Present State Of His Majesties Isles . . . In America, by Richard Blome, (London, 1687), p. 589. 4-7/8 x 5 x .125 inches. Figure 8 watermark on verso at right center. Hand colored, ca. 19th century.

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September 6, 2002, 1 item, 0.0001 cubic feet; A New Map of Carolina, by Robert Morden (1688 / 1693) of the Carolinas, extending from "Caratuck" and Albemarle County, North Carolina to May River, South Carolina (31- 36. North Latitude; 287- 303West Longitude) probably excised from The Present State Of His Majesties Isles... In America, by Richard Blome, (London, 1687). 4-7/8" x 5" x .125". Donor: Langford Endowment Fund.

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Preferred Citation

New Map of Carolina (#MC0024), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Gift of Langford Endowment Fund

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Apex Data Services


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Page number "589" at top right corner of map. "Figure 8" watermark on verso at right center. Vivid hand coloring in gold, green, yellow and red dates from the 19th century. Two paragraphs under the map provide early history of the colony. Purchased from Richard B. Arkway (8/6/2002); Appraised by Lynn Roundtree (Armadillo Books, 8/31/2002)

Two paragraphs under the map provide early history of the colonies. Purchased from Richard B. Arkway (8/6/2002); Appraised by Lynn Roundtree (Armadillo Books, 8/31/2002)

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Online access to this finding aid is supported with funds created through the federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA). These funds come through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services which is administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. This grant is part of the North Carolina ECHO, Exploring Cultural Heritage Online, Digitization Grant Program.

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