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William Byrd"s histories of the dividing line betwixt Virginia and North Carolina.

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Published by North Carolina Historical Commission in Raleigh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Virginia,
  • North Carolina
    • Subjects:
    • 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

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith introduction and notes by William K. Boyd.
      GenreEarly works to 1800.
      SeriesPublications of the North Carolina Historical Commission
      ContributionsBoyd, William Kenneth, 1879-1938.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF229 .B968
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 341 p.
      Number of Pages341
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6735731M
      LC Control Number29027311
      OCLC/WorldCa1601500


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William Byrd's Histories of the Dividing Line Betwixt Virginia and North Carolina. By William Byrd. Published: North Carolina Historical Commission, Raleigh, North Carolina, pp.

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The Westover Manuscripts: Containing the History of the Dividing Line Betwixt Virginia and North Carolina; A Journey to the Land of Eden, A.D. ; and A Progress to the Mines. Written from toand Now First Published. by William Byrd, and Edmund Ruffin, Byrd, William. Histories of the Dividing Line Betwixt Virginia and North Carolina.

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