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||"Virginiae Item et Floridae, Americae Provinciarum, nova Descriptio."
This map was based on the 1590 White and 1591 Le Moyne maps. It was drawn by
Jodocus Hondius and published by him in Gerara Mercator "Atlas... auctus ac
illustratus a Iudoco Hondio." Amsterodami, 1606, No.143; re-published in 1638.
There is a large rectangular cartouche in the upper left corner with an
oval on each side that show differences in the buildings and fortifications
between settlements in Florida and Virginia. The original map is in the
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. This particular map was made from a
negative in the the History Museum files, a gift of Mr. W. H. Mason,
Greensboro, NC. Call Number: MC.150.1606h3.
||"Carte General de la Caroline. Dresse sur les Memoires le Plus
Nouveau par le Sieur S[anson] A Amsterdam" (Reduced negative photostat).
Map published in N. Sanson's "Atlas Nouveau Contenant Toutes Les Parties
du Monde", Paris, 1696, No.22.
Inset: Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Map is based on the 1685 Thornton-Morden-Lea
map with few changes. The name and legends have been Gallicized, the table of
settlers omitted, and Charles Towne appears both on the Cape Fear River and on
the Ashley and Cooper Rivers. Call Number: MC.150.1696s1.
||"An Accurate Map of North and South Carolina With Their Indian Frontiers,
Shewing in a distinct manner all the Mountains, Rivers, Swamps, Marshes, Bays,
Creeks, Harbours, Sandbanks and Soundings on the Coasts; with The Roads and
Indian Paths; as well as The Boundary or Provincial Lines, The Several
Townships and other divisions of the Land in Both the Provinces; the whole
from Actual Surveys By Henry Mouzon and Others." This map was originally
published by Robert Sayer and John Bennett in The American Atlas (London, 1775).
Sayer and Bennett published subsequent editions of the American Atlas in 1776
and 1782. William Faden also included the Mouzon map in The North American
Atlas (London, 1777). Insets show "The Harbour of Port Royal" and
"The Bar and Harbour of Charlestown." Call Number: MC.150.1775m, c. 2.
||"A New Map of Nth. Carolina with its Canals, Roads & Distances
from place to place, along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes. by H. S.
Tanner...Engraved by W. Brose. Philadelphia."
This map is plate 14 from the second edition of A New Universal Atlas
(Philadelphia, 1839) engraved by W. Brose and published by Henry S. Tanner.
The map bears a 1839 copyright in favor of Tanner; but, with the exception of
the addition of the routes of the proposed (and partially completed) Wilmington
and Weldon and Raleigh and Gaston railroads, it is little changed from the map
published in the first edition of the Atlas. It reflects a situation date of
1828 in regard to the creation of the state's counties. The Gold Region and the
area around New Bern are shown as insets, and a Table of Distances and a
Profile of the Dismal Swamp Canal are included. Call Number: MC.150.1839t.
||"McDuffie's map of Cumberland County, North Carolina," 1884.
Created by D. G. McDuffie. Photo-lithographed by
Robert A. Welcke, NY. Printed in colors coded to soil types; legend
reports soil types and crops produced. Map shows churches, mills, townships, cotton factories,
ferries, landowners, schools, cemeteries, foundries, swamp lands, poor houses,
post offices. Call Number: MC.029.1884m.
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