A New Description of Carolina (1676)

August 2, 1904
Map Collection #MC0040
Physical description
0.003 Cubic Feet
Preferred Citation
A New Description of Carolina (1676) (#MC0040), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
ECU Manuscript Collection
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Custodial History

November 23, 2009, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.003 cubic feet; A New Description of Carolina. Sold by Thos. Basket in Fleet Street: and Ric: Chiswell in St. Pauls Churchyard (1676) by John Speed, of lands between Florida and Virginia granted by King Charles II to eight of his supporters, based on an unreliable account by John Lederer, a German explorer, who had crossed the Blue Ridge Mountains. Hand colored. 19.5" x 15" Scale: 1.5" = 40 miles. 1 item. 1 p. Note: Inventory # 21859. Invoice #11186. Purchased from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, Inc.

Source of acquisition

Purchase (Special Collections Fund), Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, Inc.

Processing information

Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, November 23, 2009

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