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Map of the Province of Carolina…

Artist/Maker:
Moll, Herman
Place Made:
London Great Britain
Date Made:
1730
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
HOA: 13 1/2; WOA: 15 (sight)
Accession Number:
3024.4
Description:
The geography of this map was drawn primarily from Moll’s Carolina map published in 1729. However, this map does not extend as far inland and lacks the names of settlers. It does delineate the early Anglican parishes of North and South Carolina. This probably reflects the fact that this map was originally bound into an Anglican religious tract. The inset in the lower right corner of this map is similar to the inset Moll used on his 1715 Dominions map.

DESCRIPTION: Map of coastal North and South Carolina, depicts cities, waterways, counties, parishes, and islands labeled, and a scale. Lower right hand corner has an inset of Charles town area. Map is highlighted in yellow, green, and red.

REFERENCE: Cumming, The Southeast in Early Maps, 209.

History:
This map was originally published in a book by David Humphreys titled, An Historical Account of the Incorporated Society for the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts, in London in 1730.
Credit Line:
Gift of Frank L. Horton