TITLE

Naturalist, Explorer, and Town Father -- John Lawson and Bath

AUTHOR(S)
LATHAM, EVA C.; SAMFORD, PATRICIA M.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
North Carolina Historical Review;Jul2011, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p250
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
A biography of explorer and naturalist John Lawson is presented. It examines his exploration of North Carolina and his role in establishing the town of Bath, North Carolina. The authors comment on Lawson's business activities, his house, and family life, particularly noting his relationship with his wife or mistress, Hannah Smith. They also note that Lawson was killed by Native Americans in the Tuscarora War.
ACCESSION #
65051898

 

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