A New Description of Carolina, 1676

Map Collection #MC0040

  • Descriptive Summary
    Title: A New Description of Carolina (1676)
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Extent: 1.0 item,
  • Administrative Information
    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.

    Acquisition Information

    Purchase (Special Collections Fund), 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

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

    Processing Information

    Encoded by Jonathan Dembo, November 23, 2009

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