[Plan showing wharves of Boston from Batterymarch Street to Fleet Street and "the circular line" Barricado, with the south, middle and north gaps]


[Plan showing wharves of Boston from Batterymarch Street to Fleet Street and "the circular line" Barricado, with the south, middle and north gaps]

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Title:
[Plan showing wharves of Boston from Batterymarch Street to Fleet Street and "the circular line" Barricado, with the south, middle and north gaps]
Title (alt.):
Copy of a draught taken by Jacob Sheafe in the year 1708 by order of the Select Men of the town of Boston
Creator:
Sheafe, Jacob.
Creator:
Pope, Robert.
Date:
[1900?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Boston (Mass.)--Harbor--Maps, Manuscript
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Notes:
Manuscript map.
Title supplied by cataloger.
"Coppied by Robt. Pope."
"Recorded in Vol. 1, Page 13, Engineering Department, Surveying Division, Room 24, Old Court House."
The "barricado" was a barricade or outwharf erected in 1674 to keep an expected Dutch fleet from burning the town, and the "circular line" was a harbor line established in the "Half Moon Cove" so-called, without consideration of the riparian rights of the abuttors.
Extent:
1 ms. map ; 66 x 98 cm.
Scale:
Scale 1:780.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_005880
Call #:
G3764.B6 1708 .S53 1900
Barcode:
39999059018182
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