[Plan showing wharves of Boston from Batterymarch Street to Fleet Street; the "circular line" limit of wharves; and the Barricado, with gaps]
- [Plan showing wharves of Boston from Batterymarch Street to Fleet Street; the "circular line" limit of wharves; and the Barricado, with 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
[Plan showing wharves of Boston from Batterymarch Street to Fleet Street and "the circular line" Barricado, with the south, middle and north gaps]
- Sheafe, Jacob.
- Pope, Robert.
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
- Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Boston (Mass.)--Harbor--Maps, Manuscript
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.
- 1 ms. map ; 66 x 98 cm.
- Call #:
G3764.B6 1708 .S53 1900
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