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Plan Of Townships. Nos. 21 & 27 E.D. East Half No. 43 M.D. No. 6 & N. Half No. 5 With The Two Mile Strips North, N.D. Situated In The County Of Washington, State Of Maine, Richard N. Hayden, John Gardner Jan 9999

Plan Of Townships. Nos. 21 & 27 E.D. East Half No. 43 M.D. No. 6 & N. Half No. 5 With The Two Mile Strips North, N.D. Situated In The County Of Washington, State Of Maine, Richard N. Hayden, John Gardner

Maine Bicentennial

Undated, printed map of townships in Washington County, Maine, made from surveys by R. N. Hayden and John Gardner. The map includes 92,160 acres, exclusive of Native American holdings. The map label reads: "Plan of Townships. Nos. 21 & 27 E.D. East half. No. 43 M.D. No. 6 & N. half No. 5 with two mile strips north, N.D. Situated in County of Washington, State of Maine." The map scale is 1:63,360, or one inch to a mile.


Untitled Washington County Lot Survey On Vellum, John Gardner Jan 9999

Untitled Washington County Lot Survey On Vellum, John Gardner

Maine Bicentennial

Undated, pencil, pen and ink map of a portion of the eastern border of Washington and Hancock Counties, Maine and include townships No. 5, No. 6, No. 42, No. 43, No. 36, No. 37, No. 30 and No. 31. Pencil notations indicate the location of dams and woods camps. Names included on camps include: J. Hayward and N. Bowker. Many of the landscape features are labeled.


Plan Of Lands Set Off To Settlers On The St. John, John Gardner Jan 9999

Plan Of Lands Set Off To Settlers On The St. John, John Gardner

Maine Bicentennial

Undated, plan "of lands set off to settlers on the St. John River in Township letter L & M R 2nd W E L S by the C---- s------ of Maine & Massachusetts app---- to carry into effect the 4th article of the Treaty of Washington [1842]."

The Treaty of Washington, also known as the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, signed August 9, 1842, resolved border issues between the United States and British North American colonies in the region that became Canada. This treaty resolved the Aroostook War, disputing the location of the Maine-New Brunswick border. The creator of the map is not identified but ...


Undated Lot Survey Bordering South Line Of Plymouth Township, John Gardner Jan 9999

Undated Lot Survey Bordering South Line Of Plymouth Township, John Gardner

Maine Bicentennial

Undated, hand-drawn map in pen and ink on vellum. Map has no recorded title, date or scale. A red bordered adhesive stamp is labeled T.ship 3 in pencil. A faded pencil inscription at the bottom of the map is illegible. Lovely Brook is identified as laying south of the identified "South Line of the Plymouth Township," but a larger river bisecting the land block is unidentified. The creator of the map is not identified but the document is part of the collection belonging to John Gardner.


Map Of Northern Maine. Specially Adapted To The Uses Of Lumbermen And Sportsmen, Lucius Lee Hubbard Jan 1899

Map Of Northern Maine. Specially Adapted To The Uses Of Lumbermen And Sportsmen, Lucius Lee Hubbard

Maine Bicentennial

Map of Northern Maine. Specially Adapted to the uses of Lumbermen and Sportsmen. Compiled and Published by Lucius L. Hubbard, Cambridge, Mass. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1899 by Lucius L. Hubbard in the Office of the Librarian of Congress. For sale by E.F. Dillingham's, Bangor, Me."

Black and white map of northern Maine including sections of northern Washington, Penobscot, and Piscataquis Counties as well as Aroostook County. Includes detailed renderings of water features including lakes, ponds, streams, and rivers. Map size: 82 x 79 cm. Scale: 1:300,000 Relief shown by hachures ...


Plan Of Dam At Princeton, J. W. Edgerly Jr. Jan 1894

Plan Of Dam At Princeton, J. W. Edgerly Jr.

Maine Bicentennial

Pen and ink plan of the dam on the St. Croix River in Princeton township drawn on vellum signed by J. W. Edgerly. The plan includes a diagram of Mercier Mill, including the placement and size of the equipment including the shingle, lath machine, edger, rotary saw, and plane. The plan is drawn on a scale of 15 feet to an inch or 1:180. The only date on the plan is a measurement of the depth of water at the sluice gates near the fish way on April 13, 1894.


Map Of The Bangor, Orono & Oldtown Rail-Road, A. C. Morton, Asa P. Robinson Jan 1850

Map Of The Bangor, Orono & Oldtown Rail-Road, A. C. Morton, Asa P. Robinson

Maine Bicentennial

Map of the Bangor, Orono & Oldtown Rail-Road. Surveyed under the direction of A. C. Morton. by A. P. Robinson, Civil Engineer. 1850. Scale 1600 feet to 1 inch. A. P. Robinson, Del. J. H. Bufford & Co.'s Lith., Boston.

Map is orients north toward the upper right corner. Map size: 38 x 110 cm. 1:19,200 Scale. Relief shown by hachures. Profile of interior line at Thompson's Point, upper line at Orono, and river line from Bangor to Orono and Milford that includes the high water mark at Bangor is depicted along the bottom margin of the map ...


Plan Of Part Of Original Setlers [Sic] Lot No. 66, Holland's Survey, B. S. Dean Nov 1849

Plan Of Part Of Original Setlers [Sic] Lot No. 66, Holland's Survey, B. S. Dean

Maine Bicentennial

Map depicting part of original setlers [sic] lot no. 66 Holland's survey lying west of Kenduskeag Avenue and east of Kenduskeag Stream as surveyed for S. & T. Nowell, Esq.'s by B. S. Dean, surveyor. Scale: 1:600. Map size: 66 x 48 cm. Map is faded, making portions illegible under full-spectrum, ambient light. Map includes a compass arrow indicating north. Map is yellowed and shows foxing.


Plan Of The Southerly And Westerly Part Of The Town Of Edmunds, Richard N. Hayden Feb 1849

Plan Of The Southerly And Westerly Part Of The Town Of Edmunds, Richard N. Hayden

Maine Bicentennial

Plan of the south-westerly part of the town of Edmunds, particularly the land in dispute between Aaron and Benjamin Hobart. The Hobart dispute encompassed a total of 134 1/4 acres along the length of the 6th Range. The disputed lines are labeled J-E and G-F. The map scale is 1:15,840 or 80 rods per inch.


Town Of Bangor In The County Of Penobscot And State Of Maine, Rufus Gilmore Mar 1842

Town Of Bangor In The County Of Penobscot And State Of Maine, Rufus Gilmore

Maine Bicentennial

Hand-tinted, pen and ink map of Bangor dated March 26, 1842 depicting holdings of Benjamin Bussey, a successful and wealthy Massachusetts businessman who owned large plots of land in Bangor, Dixmont, Newburg, Frankfurt, and Augusta, Maine in the late 18th and early 19 centuries. Bussey died on his Roxbury, Massachusetts estate January 13, 1842. Rufus Gilmore was the eldest son of David Gilmore, an early settler of Newburg, Maine and Land Agent for Benjamin Bussey. Map scale: 1:19,800. Map size: 53 x 72 cm.

Map includes the following inscription: "This plan represents the town of Bangor in the ...


A Plan Of Bangor, County Of Penobscot & State Of Maine, Charles D. Gilmore Dec 1839

A Plan Of Bangor, County Of Penobscot & State Of Maine, Charles D. Gilmore

Maine Bicentennial

Hand-drawn and tinted property map for the city of Bangor. Some lots include property owner names. Maine roads depicted in red. Map size: 55 x 65 cm. Map is stable but shows signs of foxing and yellowing.


Township No. 9 Range 4 W E L S, Noah Barker Jan 1839

Township No. 9 Range 4 W E L S, Noah Barker

Maine Bicentennial

Hand-drawn pen and ink map on vellum. The caption on the bottom of the map reads: Plan of Township No. 9 in the 4th Range of Townships West from the East line of the State as surveyed AD 1839 on a scale of 40 chains [4 rods] to an inch or 1:31,680 by Noah Barker, surveyor. Map is stable but yellowed and shows a degree of foxing.


Map Of The Disputed Territory Reduced From The Original Of Messrs. Featherstonhaugh & Mudge, British Commissioners 1839, James D. Featherstonhaugh, Richard Z. Mudge Dec 1838

Map Of The Disputed Territory Reduced From The Original Of Messrs. Featherstonhaugh & Mudge, British Commissioners 1839, James D. Featherstonhaugh, Richard Z. Mudge

Maine Bicentennial

Map showing the disputed region of the Maine-Canadian boundary that lead to the Aroostook War, 1838-1839.


Map Of The Seat Of War Showing The Disputed Territory And The Boundary Lines Claimed By Maine & Great Britain And That Proposed By The King Of The Netherlands, Wilbur Curtiss Dec 1838

Map Of The Seat Of War Showing The Disputed Territory And The Boundary Lines Claimed By Maine & Great Britain And That Proposed By The King Of The Netherlands, Wilbur Curtiss

Maine Bicentennial

Taken from the Tate State survey the Public Lands in the State of Maine. The territory contains ten thousand seven hundred & five square miles, being two thousand nine hundred & five square miles or One Million eight hundred & fifty thousand, two hundred acres more than the whole State of Massachusetts.


Map Of The Maine, G. W. Boynton Dec 1837

Map Of The Maine, G. W. Boynton

Maine Bicentennial

Map of Maine, 1838.


Plan Of The Hinkley Township & Gore, John Gardner, Benjamin Gardner Dec 1835

Plan Of The Hinkley Township & Gore, John Gardner, Benjamin Gardner

Maine Bicentennial

Pen and ink map of Hinkley Township & Gore in Washington County, Maine, and includes Grand Lake featuring Dyer Cove and Grand Lake Stream. Scale: 160 Rods to an Inch.


A New Map Of Maine By H.S. Tanner, Henry Schenck Tanner Dec 1832

A New Map Of Maine By H.S. Tanner, Henry Schenck Tanner

Maine Bicentennial

Hand-colored map of Maine by H. S. Tanner from Tanner's Universal Atlas, p. 5. Caption includes "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1833 by H. S. Tanner in the Clerks Office of the Eastern District Pennsylvania." Scale: 1:3,168,000. Map size: 36 x 28 cm. Scale of miles appears at the bottom of the page. Map includes an accounting of county populations in the years of 1820 and 1830. Map includes a key for roads.


Falmouth Neck As It Was When Destroyed By Mowett, Oct. 18, 1775, William Willis Dec 1830

Falmouth Neck As It Was When Destroyed By Mowett, Oct. 18, 1775, William Willis

Maine Bicentennial

Black and white by William Willis in 1831, depicting Falmouth Neck (present day Portland) as it appeared prior to the October 18, 1775 bombardment by the British Navy under the command of Captain Henry Mowat (1734-1798). Willis includes the caption: "All the buildings within the Dotted line were destroyed except a few within the perfect line." British ships depicted in the etching include the 16-gun HMS Canceau[sic], the 20-gun Cat, the bomb sloop HMS Spitfire, and the HMS Symmetry labeled "store vessel." The unlabeled ship may be the 12-gun schooner HMS Halifax. Mowat was under orders from Vice-Admiral Samuel ...


Map Of The Inhabited Part Of The State Of Maine : Exhibiting The Progress Of Its Settlement Since The Year 1778, The Representative Districts Since The Year 1820, And The Population And Valuation Of Taxable Property In Each District At The Year 1820, Moses Greenleaf Dec 1828

Map Of The Inhabited Part Of The State Of Maine : Exhibiting The Progress Of Its Settlement Since The Year 1778, The Representative Districts Since The Year 1820, And The Population And Valuation Of Taxable Property In Each District At The Year 1820, Moses Greenleaf

Maine Bicentennial

Map of the inhabited part of the state of Maine : exhibiting the progress of its settlement since the year 1778, the Representative Districts since the year 1820, and the population and valuation of taxable property in each district at the year 1820 by Moses Greenleaf. Engraved by William Chapin, N.Y., for Greenleaf's survey of Maine 1828. Published by Shirley & Hyde, Portland, 1829. From Atlas accompanying Greenleaf's map and statistical survey of Maine "Plate VI." Also shows center of taxable property and population for 1778, 1790 and 1820 with geographical center of state, etc.

Hand-colored map of Maine following statehood. Map Size: 48 x 57 cm Scale: 1:560,000. Map includes a scale of miles. Map is in fragile condition showing tears and separations along creases and folds. Sheet includes text notations for population and value of taxable property not represented within the map.

Map sections are designated by color and line patterns. The key to line patterns includes the following information:

The irregular curved line [illustrated example of a line of open circles and dashes] beginning at Freyburgh and terminating at Machias, describes the Northern limits of the settlements at the commencement of the revolution, except a few detached settlements higher up the Kennebeck and Androscoggin.

The line [illustrated example of crosses and solid dots] beginning at Gilead and terminating in No. 7 above Baring, describes the Northern limit of the settlements in the year 1800.

The line [illustrated example of connected crosses and dashes] beginning above Andover and terminating above No. 7, on the Schoodiac describes the Northern limit of the settlements in the year 1820, except the few at Houlton and New Limerick, and the settlement at Madawaska.

The strait [sic] and rectangular lines [illustration of dotted, lightening-shaped line] Northward of the settlements, describe the Northern limit of all the lands taxed for the support of Government, except the plantation of Houlton.

The strait [sic] lines [illustration of a solid, straight line] including one or more towns, are the limits of the respective Representative Districts, except where towns not adjoining each other are united to form a District.

The figures in each District exhibit the population and valuation of that District in the year 1820; — the upper figures being the number of inhabitants and the lower figures the value, in Dollars, of the total real and personal estates subject by law to taxation.


Map Exhibiting The Principal Original Grants & Sales Of Lands In The State Of Maine, Moses Greenleaf Dec 1828

Map Exhibiting The Principal Original Grants & Sales Of Lands In The State Of Maine, Moses Greenleaf

Maine Bicentennial

Map exhibiting the principal original grants & sales of lands in the State of Maine by Moses Greenleaf. Engraved by W. Chapin, N.Y. for Greenleaf's survey of Maine. From Atlas accompanying Greenleaf's map and statistical survey of Maine. Plate V. Shows landowners and acreages.

Hand-colored map of Maine following statehood. Map Size: 78 x 58 cm Scale: 1:570,240. Map estimates, "the quantity of undivided land north of the Monument line" is 6,305,000 acres. Map is in fragile condition showing tears and separations along creases and folds.

The key to roman numeral references and explanations ...


[Map Of] Maine, Fielding Lucas Jan 1824

[Map Of] Maine, Fielding Lucas

Maine Bicentennial

Hand-tinted, 1824 map of Maine by Fielding Lucas of Baltimore. Map depicts nine Maine counties. Names of bodies of water in the region identified in 2018 as the Allagash Wilderness Waterway, are labeled with English interpretations of Algonquin place names. Map provides a scale of miles per inch and a compass rosette indicating north. No scale given. Map size: 30 x 25 cm


The Foregoing Is A Plan Of 189,426 Acres On The Penobscot River, It Being The Purchase Made By Government Of The Penobscot Tribe Of Indians, Park Holland, Jonathan Maynard, John Chamberlain Mar 1810

The Foregoing Is A Plan Of 189,426 Acres On The Penobscot River, It Being The Purchase Made By Government Of The Penobscot Tribe Of Indians, Park Holland, Jonathan Maynard, John Chamberlain

Maine Bicentennial

The foregoing is a plan of 189,426 acres on the Penobscot River, it being the purchase made by Government of the Penobscot Tribe of Indians together with two acres of land one on each side of the river between said Indian purchase and land heretofore so called. Laid down by a scale of Two Hundred rods to an inch taken by the direction of the Hon. Salem Town, Esqr. by the Publicks most obedient an very Humble Servants Park Holland, Jona. Maynard, John Chamberlain, Surveyors. Scale of map: 1:39,600. 200 Rods per inch.


Map Of The Country Which Was The Scene Of Operations Of The Northern Army ; Including The Wilderness Through Which General Arnold Marched To Attack, Francis Shallus Jan 1807

Map Of The Country Which Was The Scene Of Operations Of The Northern Army ; Including The Wilderness Through Which General Arnold Marched To Attack, Francis Shallus

Maine Bicentennial

Black and white map of the country which was the scene of operations of the Northern Army; including the wilderness through which General Arnold marched to attack Quebec. Engraved for the Life of Washington. Plate VI from: Atlas to accompany John Marshall's The life of George Washington. Philadelphia, 1804-07. Though this map depicts the route of the Kennebec River and landscape through which Benedict Arnold lead a force of the Continental Army, it does not mark the 350 mile trail to Quebec. The 1,100 man force was reduced to 600 sick and starving men by the time Arnold ...


The Province Of Maine From The Best Authorities, Samuel Lewis, William Barker, Mathew Carey Dec 1793

The Province Of Maine From The Best Authorities, Samuel Lewis, William Barker, Mathew Carey

Maine Bicentennial

The Province of Maine, from the best Authorities by Samuel Lewis, 1794. W. Barker, sculp. [Scale of] American Miles 69 1/2 to a Degree. Engraved for Carey's American Edition of Guthrie's Geography improved.

Black and white, foldout map of northern Massachusetts showing the New Hampshire border and identifies the "Line between the United States and the British Possessions by Treaty 1785" including Quebec and Nova Scotia. Map size: 36 x 24 cm. Scale 1:1,520,640. Engraved by W. Barker. Map is in stable condition but shows folds and creases.