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White, John

  • Americae pars, nunc Virginia dicta primum ab anglis inuenta, sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, equestris viri, anno dni MDLXXXV regni vero sereniss: nostrae Elizabethae XXVII, hujus vero historia peculiari libro descripta est,additis itiam ingenarum iconibus. This map was published with Thomas Harriot's A Brief and True Report of the Newfound land of Virginia in vol. 1 of DeBry's Great Voyages.It was the first to give the name Chesapiooc to the bay. The map shown is state 2. 1590. MSA SC 1399-1-207 [HFC 090W5]

  • Americae pars, Nunc Virginia dicta,primum ab anglis inuenta, sumtibus Dn. Walteri Raleigh, equestris viri, anno dni. MDLXXXV regni vero sereniss: nostrae Elizabethae XXVII, hujus vero historia peculiari libro descripta est.... This map was published with Harriot's A Brief and True Report of the Newfound Land of Virginia in Vol. 1 of DeBry's Great Voyages. It was the first map to attach the name Chesapiooc to the bay. It is based on a ms. map by White dated 1585 in the BM. 1590. MSA SC 1399-1-370 [HFC 090W5]

  • [Untitled manuscript map of eastern North America from Cape Lookout to Chesapeake Bay], 1585 MS. MSA SC 1399-1-371 [HFC 085W5]

  • La Virginia pars. This manuscript map was the first map on which the Chesapeake Bay (Chesepiooc Sinus) was identified by its present name. It served as the basis for White's printed map of the area of 1590, which was included in DeBry's a Brief and True Relation. 1585. MSA SC 1399-1-402 [HFC 085W5]


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