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Finley Map of North Carolina, 1827

Map Collection #MC0048

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Title: Finley Map of North Carolina
Creator: Finley, Anthony
Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
Languages: English
Abstract: This map titled North Carolina was drawn by Anthony Finley of Philadelphia, PA. It was published as part of his A New General Altas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries, Philadelphia, 1827, and engraved by Young & Delleker.
Extent: 0.001 Cubic feet, 1 archival oversize folder, consisting of a map

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Accessions Information

July 25, 2013, (unprocessed) 1 item, 0.001 cubic feet; This map titled North Carolina was drawn by Anthony Finley of Philadelphia, PA. It was published as part of his A New General Altas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries, Philadelphia, 1827, and engraved by Young & Delleker. The map is hand-colored and measures 11” x 9”. Purchased with state funds from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, Inc.

Access Restrictions

No restrictions

Copyright Notice

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

Preferred Citation

Finley Map of North Carolina (#MC0048), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.

Acquisition Information

  • Purchased with state funds from Barry Lawrence Ruderman Antique Maps, Inc.

Biographical / Historical Note Click here to collapse or expand the contents in this section of the finding aid

Anthony Finley (c.1790-1840) was a map maker and publisher based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, who was well-known for his works "A New American Atlas" and "A New General Altas, Comprising a Complete Set of Maps, representing the Grand Divisions of the Globe, Together with the several Empires, Kingdoms and States in the World; Compiled from the Best Authorities, and corrected by the Most Recent Discoveries." Source: Geographicus Rare Antique Maps Archive at http://www.geographicus-archive.com/mm5/merchant.mvc?Screen=PROD2&Store_Code=AntiqueMaps&Product_Code=NorthCarolina-finley-1827.

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