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A New Description of Carolina, 1676

(Map Collection #MC0040)

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Title: A New Description of Carolina (1676)
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Extent: 1.0 item.

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Accessions Information

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.

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Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

Preferred Citation

A New Description of Carolina (1676) (#MC0040), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

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

Processing Information

  • Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, November 23, 2009


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