Historic Map - North America - 1715
To the Right Honourable John Lord Sommers Baron of Evescham in the County of Worcester, President to Her Majesty's most Honourable Privy Council &c. This map of North America According to the Newest and most Exact Observations is most Humbly Dedicated by your Lordship's most Humble Servant - Herman Moll, Geographer.
This beautiful map of North America was originally produced by Herman Moll, in 1715.
Map text reads:
Sold by H. Moll over against Devereux Court in the Strand. Printed for I. Bowles Print & Map seller at the Black Horse in Cornhill and T. Bowles Print and mapseller next to the Chapter house in St. Pau's Church yard, and over against Devereux Court, without Temple Bar. And by P. Overton Map and Printseller near St. Dunstans Church Fleetstreet and by John King at the Globe in the Poultry.
A. Here one of the Flota drops Anchor to give notice to R. de la Hacha, that the Galeons are come, and immediately Expresses are sent over Land to Cartagena, Lima, Panama &c to hasten the Kings Treasure.
B. At Cartagena the Galeons usually stay 60 days, and thence go to Portobel where they lye 30 days, and then return again to Cartagena ; from whence after some stay, they sail for the Havana, to meet there the Flota, which is a small number of Ships, that go to la Vera Curz to take in the Effects of that Country.
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