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Published by [s.n.] in Richmond, Va .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Virginia,
  • North Carolina,
  • Great Britain

Subjects:

  • Tobacco -- Early works to 1800,
  • Iroquois Indians -- Early works to 1800,
  • Virginia -- Boundaries -- North Carolina -- Early works to 1800,
  • North Carolina -- Boundaries -- Virginia -- Early works to 1800,
  • Virginia -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800,
  • North Carolina -- Description and travel -- Early works to 1800,
  • Great Britain -- Colonies -- America -- Early works to 1800

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementfrom the papers of William Byrd, of Westover, in Virginia, Esquire.
GenreEarly works to 1800.
SeriesHistorical documents from the Old Dominion ;, no. II-III
ContributionsWynne, Thos. H. 1820-1875., Keith, William, Sir, 1680-1749., Gooch, William, Sir, 1681-1751., Virginia. Commissioners to lay out the bounds of the northern neck, 1736., Virginia. Commissioners on North Carolina Boundary, 1728-1729.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF229 .B99, Microfilm 22338 F
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL271621M
LC Control Numberrc 01002773
OCLC/WorldCa8423200

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History of the Dividing Line refers to the lively account, written by Virginia commissioner William Byrd II, of the North Carolina-Virginia boundary line that was surveyed by a joint commission in because the Carolinas were to be sold to the Crown by their Lords work, whose complete title is The History of the Dividing Line betwixt Virginia and North Carolina.   v. 1. The history of the dividing line between Virginia and North Carolina as run in v. 2. A journal to the land of Eden: anno A progress to the mines, in the year The proceedings of the Commissioners appointed to lay out the bounds of the northern neck, lying between the rivers Potomack and Rappahanock. Anno Pages: Title. History of the dividing line, and other tracts / Related Titles. Series: Historical documents from the Old Dominion ; no. II-III By. Byrd, William, Wynne, Thomas Hicks,   Burd's history of the dividing lines betwixt Va and NC is a good narrative of an expedition to map out the boundary between these two fine states. What you find in this work is the creation of the southern identity and the toil with Cited by:

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  History Of The Dividing Line And Other Tracts V2 by William Byrd, , available at Book Depository with free delivery : William Byrd. Other articles where History of the Dividing Line is discussed: William Byrd, of Westover: His The History of the Dividing Line, a witty satirical account of a survey of the North Carolina–Virginia boundary, for which he was appointed one of the commissioners, is among the earliest colonial literary works, along with his accounts of similar expeditions, A Journey to. His The History of the Dividing Line (published posthumously in ) is not only a political history but also a description of the landscape and people of his southern neighbor. With other Virginia commissioners en route in March to Currituck Inlet to meet North Carolina commissioners and settle a boundary dispute between the two colonies. The History of the Dividing Line is an account of the surveying trip that William Byrd led to draw the boundary line between Virginia and North Carolina. The History of the Dividing Line is a story about the early travelers' journey to America. In this story, Byrd is writing about the early travelers coming to America.