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Prints of eight maps of colonial New England, Massachusetts and Boston. 1. A new map of New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New York. John Thornton, Robert Morden and Philip Lea. London, 1685. 2. A map of New England. John Seller. London, 1675. 3. Map of the British plantations on the continent of America. Thomas Salmon. London, 1738. 4. A plan of the action at Bunkers Hill on the 17th of June 1775... O. Pelton and W. E. Goldsmith. Boston, 1851 (2 copies) 5. A new plan of Boston, from actual surveys. Osgood Carleton. Boston, 1800. 6. Map of Boston and its vicinity from actual survey. John G. Hales. Boston, 1829. 7. A plan of the town and harbour of Boston and the country adjacent... J. DeCosta. London, 1775. Includes handwritten note: "I believe these maps were part of the exhibit put on by EBW Jan. 1953. Think they were loaned by a group of map collectors. See EBW Correspondence. APW [Anita P. Worthen]." (Catalogers note: Added to folder is additional information on each print from web sources, e.g., raremaps.com, mappingboston.org, and memory.loc.gov.)
Maps -Prints of eight maps, early New England, Massachusetts and Boston, 1675-1829 -Cary Memorial Library 2011. All rights reserved.
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