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History of the Map's Creation
Tips in Reading This Map
Meherrin River from Virginia forms the Northampton-Hertford County Line and then flows across Hertford County into the Chowan River.
Bertie Courthouse. This was the original County Seat which had to be relocated when Northampton County was created in 1741.
Harry Thompson has written a book about "The Lost Town of Cashie"
Weecaunse Creek Flows into the Chowan across Bertie (now in Hertford)Other spellings: Veecaune Creek, Wiccacon Creek. Kesiah River is now called Cashie River
J. Castellaw settler on Cashie River
Chowan River Settlers
Ouneroy This is a variant spelling for Runiroi, Uniroy, Runiroy . This name was used for the Plantation on the Roanoke River later known as Devereux.
Roanoke River Landings
Quitzna (Quitsna or Quitonoi)
"This very rare map extends from Cape Carteret or Cape Roman to Part of Virginia. It gives a great number of the names of settlers and plantations on Albemarle Sound and the rivers flowing into it, on Pamlico River, on Neuse River and its tributaries, on Cape Fear River and its tributaries, and in the vicinity of Waccmaw Lake.....See also Cumming, North Carolina in Maps.
Moseley's map is one of the most important type maps in the history of North Carolina cartography, directly influencing Wimble 1738, Collet 1770, Mouzon 1775, and other less important maps....
As early as 1709 there are references in the Colonial Records to Moseley's participation in surveying the N.C.-VA line; and this map of 1733 was probably used in the dispute over the NC-SC boundary line, a controversy then at its height...
Edward Moseley, who died in 1749, was surveyor general as early as 1710, succeeding John Lawson. Other surveyors general followed him; but in 1723 he was again appointed and remained in the office until about 1730. Moseley was one of the notable characters in the early history of Carolina. By 1705 he was a member of the Council and landowner; in 1714 he was licensed to practice alw and became the foremost lawyer in the Province; he was Commissioner for the NC-VA, NC-SC, and Granville-NC boundary lines. He was Public Treasurer, chief Baron of the Exchequer, and Associate Justice of N.C., maintaining a reputation for impartial justice and of hatred for oppressive government."