Plan of Deer Island


Plan of Deer Island

Item Information

Title:
Plan of Deer Island
Creator:
Taylor, William.
Name on Item:
survey'd for the Selectmen of Boston May 24th 1816 ... by me W Taylor.
Date:
1816
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Boston Public Library
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
Collection (local):
Norman B. Leventhal Map Center Collection
Subjects:
Deer Island (Mass. : Cape)--Maps, Manuscript
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Deer Island (area)
Notes:
Manuscript map.
Relief shown pictorially and by spot heights.
Oriented with north toward the upper left.
"This is the plott of Deer Island and contains 208 acres ye whole."
"Copied from a plan in the Selectmen's office in Boston May 25th 1816 by me William Taylor. Supposed to have been surveyed one hundred years past [mem] the courses & distances not on the original but marked on by me W T."
"...the red lines show the form of the Island agreable to the above survey. [Supposing] about 100 years past - & allow the variation of the needle to be then 9 degrees west & at present 5 degrees."
Extent:
1 ms. map : col. ; on sheet 55 x 104 cm.
Scale:
Scale ca. 1:2,640. 10 chains = 3 in.
Language:
English
Identifier:
06_01_005874
Call #:
G3762.B67 1816 .T39
Barcode:
39999059018117
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