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James Wimble, Chart of his majestie’s province of North Carolina will a full...description of the coast, 1738. State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh, N.C.

Date created
1738
Location
North Carolina
License
This work is believed to be in the public domain. Users are advised to make their own copyright assessment and to understand their rights to fair use.
Source
Original image housed by North Carolina State Department of Archives and History

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  • Colonial North Carolina: Colonial North Carolina from the establishment of the Carolina in 1663 to the eve of the American Revolution in 1763. Compares the original vision for the colony with the way it actually developed. Covers the people who settled North Carolina; the growth of institutions, trade, and slavery; the impact of colonization on American Indians; and significant events such as Culpeper's Rebellion, the Tuscarora War, and the French and Indian Wars. (Page 6.8)

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1738 map of eastern North Carolina, showing the sounds and inlets.

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James Wimble’s 1738 map shows the sounds and inlets of coastal North Carolina.