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The Port Royal Habitation

Four Hundred Years of European Settlement in North America


"Figure du Port Royal en la Nouvelle France Par Marc Lescarbot 1609"

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Photostatic copy. Marc Lescarbot was a lawyer, poet and historian. In 1607-08, he accompanied Poutrincourt to Port Royal. Lescarbot's Histoire de la Nouvelle-France was published in Paris in 1609 and included the original of this map. A second edition was published in 1611 and this was followed by an enlarged and revised edition in 1618. Lescarbot's Les muses de la Nouvelle France, a small volume of poems dealing with the New World, was also published in Paris in 1609. Copy of Champlain Society Map.

Reference:  NSARM Map Collection: F/239-1609 - Annapolis Royal