Map of the town of Methuen


Map of the town of Methuen

Item Information

Title:
Map of the town of Methuen
Title (alt.):
Plan of Methuen
Creator:
Barker, Stephen
Name on Item:
by Stephen Barker
Date:
[1806?]
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Genre:
Manuscript maps
Location:
Nevins Memorial Library
Collection (local):
Methuen Historic Collection
Subjects:
Real property
Landowners
Places:
MassachusettsEssex (county)Methuen
Notes:
Shows boundaries and landowners.
Oriented with north to the right.
While dated 1795, the map shows the Boston to Concord, N.H. Turnpike, which was built in 1806. Barker likely pre-dated his map to comply with the Massachusetts General Court's order for towns to have maps made by 1795.
Manuscript on verso: Plan of Methuen, 1748, recorded Octr. 1st 1797, book 106, leaf 120 -- Boston, Jany. 20d, 1807.
Notes (object):
Manuscript, pen and ink.
Extent:
manuscript map ; 36 x 31 cm.
Scale:
Scale [1:39,600]. 200 rods to an inch
Language:
English
Identifier:
NML_map_01
Barcode:
30000004181667
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
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