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Biographical Book Excerpt

Compton, Henry

Date: 1632-1713

Biographical Book Excerpt

Montour, Isabelle

Date: 1667-1752

Biographical Book Excerpt

Biencourt, Charles de Poutrincourt

Date: 1583-1638

Biographical Book Excerpt

Bridge, Thomas

Date: 1657-1715

Newspaper Article/Clipping

Marquette, Jacques

Date: 1637-1675

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Vespucci Expedition, 1499.

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.

Map or Atlas

Map of Virginia Coast

Date: 1655 

Description: Map of Virginia Coast based on observations by Captain John Smith.

Date: 1655 

Description: Engraving made after a painting by Jacques Le Moyne de Morgues (died 1588) while on the Laudonnière Expedition in Florida, ca. 1564.

Biographical Book Excerpt

Radisson, Pierre Esprit

Date: 1620-1710

Date: 1655 

Description: Christopher Columbus, ca. 1492.

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...

Biographical Book Excerpt

Marquette, Jacques

Date: 1637-1675

Date: 1673 

Description: Facsimile of the autograph map of the Mississippi or Conception River drawn by Father Marquette at the time of his voyage. From the original preserved at S...

Biographical Book Excerpt

Berkeley, George

Date: 1685-1753

Date: 1673 

Description: P. Marquette en Joliet, gedan in't jaar 1673.

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from near Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1615.

Biographical Book Excerpt

CharonDe La Barre, Jean Francois

Date: 1654-????

Date: 1655 

Description: Scene from Jamestown Settlement in Virginia, 1610.

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...

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