JCB Archive of Early American Images
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Codex Fr 1
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illustration; verso leaf 19
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Map of eight islands, identified as the Cayman islands [?], including St. Tomas and La Nautura, and with another island labeled, Bon Porto. Includes ships, chameleons, scale, and compass rose.
Champlain, Samuel de
Brief discours des choses plus remarquables que Samuel Champlain de Brouage á reconneues aux Indes occidentales
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The text describes the six or seven small islands known as the Caymans which are south of Cuba and are distinguished by the dangerous shoals to be found among them. The manuscript, attributed to Champlain, describes his voyage sailing with a Spanish fleet to the Caribbean in 1599 to 1600.
Wilmere, A. Narrative of a voyage to the West Indies, p. 18-19
Acquired in 1884.
Owner and copyright:
©John Carter Brown Library, Box 1894, Brown University, Providence, R.I. 02912
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