A SHORT ACCOUNT OF THE FIRST SETTLEMENT OF THE PROVINCES OF VIRGINIA, MARYLAND, NEW-YORK, NEW-JERSEY, AND PENNSYLVANIA, BY THE ENGLISH. TO WHICH IS ANNEXED A MAP OF MARYLAND, ACCORDING TO THE BOUNDS MENTIONED IN THE CHARTER, AND ALSO OF THE ADJACENT COUNTRY, ANNO 1630.

London [i.e. Greenwich, Ct.]. 1735 [i.e. 1922]. [2],20pp. plus color folding map. Vellum backed paper covered boards. Neat ownership signature on front pastedown. Near Fine. In worn paperboard slipcase with spine mostly perished. Printed presentation sheet tipped in. Item #WRCAM19267

Facsimile of this rare narrative of 16th- and 17th- century settlement along the eastern seaboard. "Its main purpose was to set forth the claims of Pennsylvania in the protracted boundary dispute with Maryland that lasted from 1681 to 1760, to be definitely settled by the delineation of Mason and Dixon's line." Printed by Douglas C. McMurtrie for the American Geographical Society. EUROPEAN AMERICANA 735/115.

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