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Bingham Lands In Alexander And Cooper, Benjamin E. Gardner, John Gardner Jan 1922

Bingham Lands In Alexander And Cooper, Benjamin E. Gardner, John Gardner

Maine Bicentennial

Property map with no scale, showing numbered lots in the Alexander and the town of Cooper. The map indicates eastern boundaries with Township No. 19 and Crawford, Plantation No. 14, and Princeton, Maine. The property was once part of the lands first surveyed Rufus Putnam.

From Gardner Family Papers, 1830-1939. John Gardner (1801-1888), was the principal surveyor in Calais, Maine. His son, Benjamin E. Gardner (1869-1939), a civil engineer and land surveyor took over for his father and worked most frequently with local attorneys doing land title research.


Map Range First. Amherst Academy Grant. Lenox Academy Grant., John Gardner, Silas Holman, Daniel Rose Jul 1874

Map Range First. Amherst Academy Grant. Lenox Academy Grant., John Gardner, Silas Holman, Daniel Rose

Maine Bicentennial

Property map drawn in black ink and hand-colored to outline bodies of water. The handwritten inscription reads: “The plan from which the above was copied is in State Land Office at Bangor and on it are the following explanations: A plan from ranges of townships north of the Bingham Lottery Lands and between Penobscot river and Schoodic river and lakes and several townships and parts of townships in the seventh, eighth and ninth ranges of townships in the old Indian Purchase, made by order of the Commissioners under the Act of Separation:—and is compiled from former surveys made under ...


Township No. 23 East Division Is Bounded As Described In The Several Lines … For 23,040, Rufus Putnam, George R. Gardner Jan 1786

Township No. 23 East Division Is Bounded As Described In The Several Lines … For 23,040, Rufus Putnam, George R. Gardner

Maine Bicentennial

Property map with no scale, showing boundary lines, lot numbers, and acreage. Handwritten note inscription reads: “Township No. 23 East Division is Bounded as Described in the Several Lines and [illegible] for 23,040 Acres…Attest Rufus Putnam.” Map is dated in red pencil, “1786.” Pencil inscription questions: “East Div. of Centerville?”

Back of map is stamped in blue ink: George R. Gardner, LAWYER, Calais, Maine.

From Gardner Family Papers, 1830-1939. John Gardner (1801-1888), was the principal surveyor in Calais, Maine. His son, Benjamin E. Gardner (1869-1939), a civil engineer and land surveyor took over for his father and worked ...