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Image number: RS.15586
Credit: ©The Royal Society
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Map of Jamestown

Date

17 August 1688

Creator

Unknown, Artist

Object type

Archive reference number

Manuscript page number

p6

Material

Dimensions

height (page): 334mm
width (page): 220mm

Subject

Description

A drawing showing in graphite the rivers around the Jamestown peninsula. The names of the river and landmarks were written in in ink. From a letter written by John Clayton from Virginia, dated 17 August 1688.

Object history

At the meeting on 24 October 1688, 'A long letter from Mr Clayton concerning severall observations he made in Virginia was read' (JBO/8/255).

Related Fellows

John Clayton (1657-1725, British), Natural historian

Associated place

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