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Morgan [Morgan Wolff], Walter (b. c. 1550, d. in or after 1604), soldier and map maker, probably originated from Monmouthshire, where a Morgan Wollph is recorded as the earl of Pembroke's tenant in 1583. His parentage and education are unknown. He supplied some autobiographical details in a letter to ...

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Romans, Bernard (c. 1720–1784?), cartographer and revolutionary army officer in America, was born in the Netherlands. Few details of his upbringing remain, though he is known to have travelled to England, where he studied botany, mathematics, and engineering. Between 1755 and 1757 he was sent to ...

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Thorn, Sir William [formerly Wilhelm] (1780–1843), army officer and cartographer, was born on 22 May 1780 in Neuwied, near Koblenz, Germany, the youngest of five sons and one daughter born to master tailor Johann Philipp Thorn (1733–1798), whose second wife, Anna Catharina Singmeister...