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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
Union and date of their admission. Order.Name.Date of Settlement.Where first Settled.By whom Settled.Date of Admission.Area in Square Miles. 1Virginia1607JamestownEnglishThe 13 Original States.38,348 2New York1614New YorkDutch47,000 3Massachusetts1620PlymouthEnglish7,800 4New Hampshire1623Little HarborEnglish9,392 5Connecticut1633WindsorEnglish4,750 6Maryland1634St. Mary'sEnglish11,124 7Rhode Island1636ProvidenceEnglish1,308 8Delaware1638WilmingtonSwedes2,120 9North Carolina1650Chowan RiverEnglish50,704 10New Jersey1664ElizabethEnglish8,320 11South Carolina1670Ashley RiverEnglish34,000 12Pennsylvania1682PhiladelphiaEnglish43,000 13Georgia1733SavannahEnglish58,000 14Vermont1724Fort DummerEnglish179110,212 15Kentucky1775BoonesboroEnglish179237,680 16Tennessee1757Fort LondonEnglish179645,600 17Ohio1788MariettaEnglish180239,964 18Louisiana1699IbervilleFrench181249,346 19Indiana1730VincennesFrench181638,809 20Mississippi1716NatchezFrench181747,156 21Illinois1720Kaskas
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), North Carolina, (search)
tal, Raleigh. For first exploration of coast, see colony of Virginia, 1584-90. John Porey, secretary of the colony of Virginia, explores the country to the Chowan River......1622 Charles I. grants a patent for all the territory between lat. 36° and 31° N. to Sir Robert Heath......1629-30 Roger Green, with colonists from Virginia, settles on the Roanoke and the Chowan rivers......July, 1653 Chief of the Yeopim Indians grants to George Durant land in Perquimans county......1662 Charles II. grants to the Earl of Clarendon and seven others territory extending westward from the Atlantic Ocean between lat. 31° and 36°, which they call Carolina...arch, 1713 Bills of credit for £ 800 issued by the colony to pay Indian war debt. First issue of paper money in North Carolina......1713 Edenton, on the Chowan River, founded......1715 Tuscarora Indians enter into a treaty, and a tract of land on the Roanoke, in the present county of Bertie, is ceded to them by Governor