Plan of Mashpee


Plan of Mashpee

Item Information

Title:
Plan of Mashpee
Title (alt.):
Plan of the indian plantations
Creator:
Hawley, Gideon, 1727-1807
Date:
1785
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Mashpee Indians--Massachusetts--Maps
Mashpee (Mass.)--Maps
Places:
MassachusettsBarnstable (county)Mashpee
Notes:
Title from verso. Alternate title from note.
Manuscript map of the Mashpee Indian lands on Cape Cod. Shows Indian houses, streams, and English property.
Oriented with north toward the upper right.
Includes ms. note: Mashpee [14?] Dec. 1785, This plan of the Indian Plantations here gives a view of the face of it altho the distances are not all of them accurately drafted and Martha's Vineyard as I had not enough room on this paper to set it in a proper view may be a mile nearer than it should have been. Such as it is, I [have?] sent it with my humble respects to the Rev. Isaac Smith. Gideon Hawley.
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Extent:
1 ms. map ; 34 x 43 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:63,360]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_009471
Call #:
G3764.M378E1 1785 .H39x
Barcode:
39999065662395
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