A Plan of Port Royal Harbour In Carolina
Copper engraving with original outline colour drawn and published by Hermann Moll as part of his Atlas Minor, or a New and Curious Set of Sixty-Two Maps ... Agreeable to Modern History, 1729.
Image size: 8 3/4" x 11" approx., plus borders.
Generally good condition throughout, a firm impression with clear colouring.
This chart shows the channels, shoals, depths, anchorages and proposed forts, of the harbour, explaining, 'Port Royal River lies 20 Leagues from Ashley River ... It has a bold Entrance 19 or 20 foot at Low-Water, the harbour is large, safe, and commodious and runs into ye best country in Carolina. Here ye Air is allways clear and agreeable to Europian (sic) Constitutions'.