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1709 map of North Carolina

An early representation of North Carolina. The map, published in 1709, shows the coast and the Outer Banks, and includes the names of the major inlets and rivers. The western part of the state is represented by open space dotted with tree and mountain icons, and labeled with vague designations such as "Rich Land," "Iron Mines," and "Indian Hutts."

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John Lawson's 1709 map of North Carolina.
Citation (Chicago Style): 

Lawson, John. To His Excellency William Lord Palatine; The most Noble Henry Duke of Beaufort; The Right Honoble. Iohn, Lord Carteret; The Honoble Maurice Ashley, Esq., Sr. John Colleton Baronet; Iohn Danson, Esq; And the rest of the True and Absolute Lords Proprietors of Carolina in America This Map is Humbly Dedicated by Ion. Lawson Surveyor General of North Carolina. 1709. Map. 37 x 30 cm. North Carolina Collection, UNC Chapel Hill Libraries,

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