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Title
Survey of the Coast about Cape Lookout in North Carolina, taken the 29th. of June 1756. This Draught is Most Humbly Presented to His Excellency Arthur Dobbs, Esqr. His Majesties Captain General, Governor & Commander in Chief in & over the Province of North Carolina, & Vice Admiral of the Same, By His Excellencys Most Obedient & Most Devoted Humble Servant Arthur Mackay
Creator
Mackay, Arthur, cartographer
Contributor
Kashnor, Leon, 1880-1955, seller
Museum Book Store
Date Created and/or Issued
1751
1752
1753
1754
1755
1756
1757
1758
1759
1760
1761
Contributing Institution
Huntington Library
Collection
Maps
Rights Information
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Description
Kashnor notes, "The map is dedicated to Arthur Dobbs, Governor of North Carolina, and the great advocate of the Discovery of the North-West Passage.[And adversary of the Hudson's Bay Company.] It is a very rare chart." Kashnor dates as ca. 1756. Text on entering and using harbor. MS note: 377. Prime meridian: London. Relief: hachures. Graphic Scale: Miles. Projection: Plane. Watermark: Crowned fleur-di-lis, LVC. Printing Process: Copper engraving. Verso Text: MS note: 377.
Extent
1 map ; 35 x 27 cm., sheet 49 x 36 cm.
Identifier
093:377 S
http://hdl.huntington.org/cdm/ref/collection/p15150coll4/id/279
Language
English
Subject
Lookout, Cape--Maps--Early works to 1800
Nautical charts--North Carolina--Lookout, Cape--Early works to 1800
Time Period
1756
Place
North America
United States
North Carolina
Cape Lookout
W 76°30'/N 34°29'
Source
Huntington Rare Book Maps
Maps, Huntington Digital Library
Provenance
Purchased en bloc by HEH from the Museum Book Store, April, 1924.

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