This plan of Kennebeck & Sagadahock Rivers & country adjacent


This plan of Kennebeck & Sagadahock Rivers & country adjacent

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Title:
This plan of Kennebeck & Sagadahock Rivers & country adjacent
Title (alt.):
Plan of Kennebeck & Sagadahock Rivers
Plan of Kennebeck and Sagadahock Rivers
Creator:
Johnston, Thomas, 1708-1767
Contributor:
Heath, Joseph
Contributor:
Jones, Phineas
Contributor:
North, John
Contributor:
Jones, Ephraim
Contributor:
Hutchinson, E.
Contributor:
Plymouth Company
Name on Item:
is most humbly inscribed by ... Thos. Johnston.
Date:
1754
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection (local):
Massachusetts Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
Penobscot Bay (Me.)--Maps
New England--Maps
New York (State)--Maps
Maine--Maps
New Hampshire--Maps
Kennebec River--Maps
Kennebec Patent--Maps
Casco Bay (Me.)--Maps
Places:
MainePenobscot Bay
New York
New England (area)
New Hampshire
Publisher:
[Boston] : Engraved, printed & sold by Thomas Johnston, Brattle Street, Boston, New England
Notes:
Latitude in degrees and minutes north from equator. Latitude and longitude also given for inset map.
Coordinates indicated.
Boundaries of British claims in yellow, green and red.
Title within decorative cartouche.
At head of title: To his Excellency William Shirley Esq. Capt. General & Governour in Chief in & over his Majesty's Province of ye Massachusetts Bay in New England.
Issued by Plymouth Company.
Includes three columns of text asserting grounds for British claims to sovereignty over province of Maine and controverting French claims.
Includes inset map of New England "chiefly taken from Monsr. Bellin's Map of North America published at Paris 1745."
Includes plans of Fort Western, Fort Hallifax [sic], and Fort Frankfort.
Extent:
1 map : col. ; 84 x 61 cm.
Scale:
Scale 1:253,440
Language:
English
Catalog Record:
http://balthazaar.masshist.org/cgi-bin/Pwebrecon.cgi?DB=local&BBID=106609
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