A PLAN of the SEA COAST from CAPE ELIZABETH to the ENTRANCE of SAGADAHOCK or KENNEBECK RIVER Including Casco Bay with all it's ISLANDS HARBORS, &c. also KENNEBECK RIVER from FORT HALIFAX to its MOUTH AMORISCOGIN RIVER from DEAD RIVER to MERRYMEETING BAY and the LAKES between these RIVERS


A PLAN of the SEA COAST from CAPE ELIZABETH to the ENTRANCE of SAGADAHOCK or KENNEBECK RIVER Including Casco Bay with all it's ISLANDS HARBORS, &c. also KENNEBECK RIVER from FORT HALIFAX to its MOUTH AMORISCOGIN RIVER from DEAD RIVER to MERRYMEETING BAY and the LAKES between these RIVERS

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Title:
A PLAN of the SEA COAST from CAPE ELIZABETH to the ENTRANCE of SAGADAHOCK or KENNEBECK RIVER Including Casco Bay with all it's ISLANDS HARBORS, &c. also KENNEBECK RIVER from FORT HALIFAX to its MOUTH AMORISCOGIN RIVER from DEAD RIVER to MERRYMEETING BAY and the LAKES between these RIVERS
Creator:
Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801
Former owner:
George, III, King of Great Britain, 1738-1820
Donor:
George, IV, King of Great Britain, 1762-1830
Cartographer:
Sproule, Geo. F. (George F.), 1741-1817
Name on Item:
SURVEYED agreeably to the ORDERS & INSTRUCTIONS of the RIGHT HONOURABLE the LORDS COMMISSIONERS for TRADE & PLANTATIONS, to SAMUEL HOLLAND ESQR: SURVEYOR GENERAL of Lands for the Northern District of North America: by Ensign GEORGE SPROULE, a Deputy Surveyor of Said District.
Date:
1772
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
British Library
Collection (local):
British Library Collection
Subjects:
Coasts--Maine--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Maine--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
Places:
Maine
Notes:
Relief is shown by shading.
Sounding depths are given.
The scale is given as "A Scale of Six Statute Miles" and "A Scale of 30,000 Feet" where 4000 feet is equal to one inch.
A note at lower right reads "Drawn by Ensign George Sproule".
A note beneath the title at upper left reads "NB. The Lakes Pinds and Rivers Drawn in red are taken from sketches & Draughts made by the Country Surveyors".
A short key at lower left identifies meeting houses, churches, saw mills, grist mills, roads and garrison houses.
Other parts of the survey are located at Maps K.Top.120.18., Maps K.Top.120.20. and Maps K.Top.120.21.
Titled "A drawn plan of the Sea Coast from Cape Elizabeth to the Entrance of Sagadahock or Kennebeck River, including Casco Bay, with all its Islands and Harbours: also Kennebeck River from Fort Halifax to its Mouth; Amoriscogen River from dead River to Merry-meeting Bay, and the Lakes between these rivers; surveyed agreeably to the orders of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations to Saml. Holland, Esq. by Ensign George Sproule. Ten sheets" in the Catalogue of Maps, Prints, Drawings, etc., forming the geographical and topographical collection attached to the Library of his late Majesty King George the third, etc., London, 1829.
Titled 'A colored "plan of the sea coast from Cape Elizabeth, to the entrance of Sagadahock, or Kennebeck River, including Casco Bay with all its islands, harbors, &c.; also Kennebeck River from Fort Halifax to its mouth, Amoriscogin River from Dead River to Merrymeeting Bay, and the Lakes between these Rivers; surveyed agreeably to the orders and instructions of the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations to Samuel Holland, Esq., surveyor-general of lands for the northern district of North America, by Ensign George Sproule, a deputy-surveyor of said district;" drawn on a scale of 3/4 mile to an inch: 8 f. x 5 f. 3 in.' in the Catalogue of the manuscript maps, charts, and plans, and of the topographical drawings in the British Museum.
Extent:
1 map on 15 sheets : joined and laid on linen, manuscript pen and ink with watercolour ; 256 x 167 cm
Scale:
Scale approximately 1:48,000
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://explore.bl.uk/BLVU1:LSCOP-ALL:BLL01004987818
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