Date: 1700 |
Portrait of a man reputed to be John Lawson holding a book entitled "John Lawson." John Lawson was a British explorer of Carolina, surveyor, naturalist, and author of A new voyage to Carolina. He helped to establish the settlements of Bath and New Bern. During a trip up the Neuse River, Lawson was captured and killed by the Tuscarora Indians. Date approximated. more...