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Bacon, Nathaniel

Date: 1648-1676

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, ca. 1614.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1614 in which Ralph Hamor tells Powhatan that he has been sent by Sir Thomas Dale to request his youngest daug...

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Bridge, Thomas

Date: 1657-1715

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Allouez, Claude Jean

Date: 1622-1689

Map or Atlas

World Map

Date: 1625 

Description: An illustrated map of the world with captions in Latin. Illustrations include depictions of the seasons and the elements.

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Berkeley, George

Date: 1685-1753

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Nieuhof, Johan

Date: 1618-1672

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Montour, Isabelle

Date: 1667-1752

Date: 1655 

Description: Girolamo Benzoni (1519-1570) was an Italian from Milan who spent the years 1541-1556 in the New World. His observations of Spanish imperialism were publish...

Date: 1655 

Description: Frontispiece to Newe Welt vnd americanische Historien (1655).

Date: 1620 date unknown

Description: Printed copy of the Mayflower Compact, signed in 1620. Text at the bottom of the document reads: "This paper was made by hand in 1856. A. S. Burbank, Pub...

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CharonDe La Barre, Jean Francois

Date: 1654-????

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus, ca. 1492.

Date: 1698 ca.

Description: A sea chart of Hudson's Bay, Greenland, and the Canadian Arctic. This map shows rhumb lines extending from various points including two compass roses. Coas...

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Perrot, Nicolas

Date: 1644-1718

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Compton, Henry

Date: 1632-1713

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Menard, Rene

Date: 1605-1661

Print

Flying Fish

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene of ship at ship, ca. 1628.

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Radisson, Pierre Esprit

Date: 1620-1710

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