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Copy of a petition [to George I.] from J. Barkstead, and of a scheme for the colonization of the land lying between Nova Scotia and the State of Maine (now the province of New Brunswick), under the name of the province of Georgia, 18th century

MS. Rawl. C. 281

  • Request

On a fly-leaf at the beginning is an engraved coat of arms [Leche, Derbyshire], ermine, in chief three ducal crowns; crest, a gauntletted arm rising from a crown, holding a wreathed sword.

At the end is "A new map of part of his Majesty's empire in North America from Carolina to Newfoundland," engraved by S. Parker.


  • Creation: 18th century


20 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Rawl. C. 281


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