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Map of part of North America from Cape Charles to the Mouth of the River Mississipi

Captain John Barnwell, otherwise known as Tuscarora Jack, was a well known frontier settler who was active in the 1711 Tuscarora War. His travels throughout the Southeast enabled him to draw a relatively accurate map of the area of his travels and exploration, some from second hand information, but most from first hand. For researchers of the Southeast this map is critical, and never before seen online in such a large form as to be able to read the hand writing and personal descriptions and historical details as outlined by Barnwell. In order to view this map in a form that made it legible you had to travel to one of the two locations the actual versions exist.

Sauthier’s 1779 Map of New York

Sauthier’s map of New York summarizes much of the British military mapping done in the years preceding the revolution. Sautier himself typifies the multi-cultural staff of the British corps of engineers. Born in Strasbourg, Sautier practiced surveying in his native Alsace. He was eventually employed by Governor Tyron in 1776, and appointed surveyor for the Province of New York in 1773. As surveyor for New York he was involved in determining the disputed boundaries of the province.  After 1776 he was employed as a military surveyor. In compiling this map Sauthier drew on his detailed surveys, as well as on the surveys of Bernard Ratzer, another important surveyor and map maker in the years preceding the Revolution. Predictably, Sauthier’s map focuses on New York’s boundaries, including an area disputed between New York and New Jersey, and New York’s extensive claims in what is now Vermont. Depicted in this map are the locations of Indian villages, Jesuit missions, and the names of many proprietors of vast tracts of claimed New York...

Map of Zwaanendael

Nautical chart of Zwaanendael (“Swanendael”) and Godyn’s Bay in New Netherland. Zwaanendael was a patroonship founded by Samuel Godyn, a director of the Dutch West India Company, in 1629. Godyn made his land claim to the West India Company under jurisdiction of the Charter of Freedoms and Exemptions. After a short time, the initial 32 inhabitants were murdered by local Indians and Godyn sold his land back to the West India Company. The West India Company kept the names of the local area, including Godyn’s Bay, which eventually became Delaware Bay. The text in Dutch at left side of the map reads: The nations at the South River are Great Sironese at the Hoerenkil, Sewapois, Remkokes, Small Sironese, Minquaen also named Machaorikyns, Naraticonck, Atsayonck, Mantaes, Rechaweygh, Armewamix, Matikongh, Momakavaongk, Sankikans. These above described nations have friendships with each other. And are mostly one people with one language, with the exception of the Machaoretijns that are named like this because of their language that is Minquaens and is as much similar as with us old Dutch or Wallonian. The life of these people is totally free. Their soothsayers or devil preachers have nothing to say over them, their shamans can’t order them and have no authority to give someone a death penalty. The marriages are not fixed, most have one wife, the chief more than one. And they leave their women easily, and these will go from one to another like a whore, usually women are disowned after having a child and as a result the population remains low. Translation of the tribal names: Sironese – Ciconicine Sewapois – Sewaposees,...

Linguistic Families of American Indians North of Mexico

Swanton’s The Indian Tribes of North America is a classic example of early 20th Century Native American ethnological research. Published in 1953 in Bulletin 145 of the Bureau of American Ethnology, this manuscript covers all known Indian tribes broken down by location (state). AccessGenealogy’s online presentation provides state pages by which the user is then either provided a brief history of the tribe, or is referred to a more in-depth ethnological representation of the tribe and it’s place in history. This ethnology usually contains the various names by which the tribe was known, general locations of the tribe, village names, brief history, population statistics for the tribe, and then connections in which the tribe is noted.

1910 Census Maps of the United States

  Territories of the United States, by Acquisition Maps by State 1910 Alabama Census Map 1910 Alaska Census Map 1910 Arizona Census Map 1910 Arkansas Census Map 1910 California Census Map 1910 Colorado Census Map 1910 Connecticut Census Map 1910 Delaware and Maryland Census Map 1910 Florida Census Map 1910 Georgia Census Map 1910 Hawaii Census Map 1910 Idaho Census Map 1910 Illinois Census Map 1910 Indiana Census Map 1910 Iowa Census Map 1910 Kansas Census Map 1910 Kentucky Census Map 1910 Louisiana Census Map 1910 Maine Census Map 1910 Delaware and Maryland Census Map 1910 Massachusetts Census Map 1910 Michigan Census Map 1910 Minnesota Census Map 1910 Mississippi Census Map 1910 Missouri Census Map 1910 Montana Census Map 1910 Nebraska Census Map 1910 Nevada Census Map 1910 New Hampshire Census Map 1910 New Jersey Census Map 1910 New Mexico Census Map 1910 New York Census Map 1910 North Carolina Census Map 1910 North Dakota Census Map 1910 Ohio Census Map 1910 Oklahoma Census Map 1910 Oregon Census Map 1910 Pennsylvania Census Map 1910 Rhode Island Census Map 1910 South Carolina Census Map 1910 South Dakota Census Map 1910 Tennessee Census Map 1910 Texas Census Map 1910 Utah Census Map 1910 Vermont Census Map 1910 Virginia Census Map 1910 Washington Census Map 1910 West Virginia Census Map 1910 Wisconsin Census Map 1910 Wyoming Census Map 1910 City Population by City A Cities B Cities C Cities D Cities Proportion of Improved Land, 1910 Average Size of Farms, by State, 1910 Value of Farm Land, Per Acre, by State, 1910 Value of Farm Products, by State, 1910 Value of Farm...

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