A plan of Boston in New England with its environs


A plan of Boston in New England with its environs

Item Information

Title:
A plan of Boston in New England with its environs : including Milton, Dorchester, Roxbury, Brooklin, Cambridge, Medford, Charlestown, parts of Malden and Chelsea with the military works constructed in those places in the years 1775 and 1776
Creator:
Pelham, Henry, 1749-1806
Engraver:
Jukes, Francis
Name on Item:
engrav'd in aqua tinta by Francis Jukes
Date:
1777
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Private Collection
Collection (local):
Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection
Subjects:
Fortification--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps--Early works to 1800
Boston (Mass.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
Boston (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Publisher:
London : H. Pelham
Notes (citation):
LC Maps and charts of North America and the West Indies 1750-1789, 935
Nebenzahl, K. Bibliography of printed battle plans of the American Revolution 1775-1795, 20
Phillips. List of Maps of America in the Library of Congress, p. 151
Notes:
Relief shown by shading.
Depths shown by soundings.
Oriented with north toward the upper right.
Includes facsimile of pass issued by James Urquhart, town major, to allow free passage of Henry Pelham "to take a plan of the towns of Boston & Charlestown and the rebel works round these places."
Dedication "To the Right Honourable Lord George Germain ..."
Autographed signature of Henry Pelham.
Includes references to points of interest.
Extent:
1 map ; 98 x 69 cm.
Scale:
Scale [ca. 1:14,000]
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_008160
Barcode:
30000003131229
Terms of Use:
No known copyright restrictions.
This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
CC BY-NC-SA icon