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Plan of 50 townships to be sold by lottery lying between the rivers Penobscot & Schoodic.

Plan of 50 townships to be sold by lottery lying between the rivers Pe...

Scale 1:253,440; 4 miles to 1 in. Hand colored. "NB. All the townships within the red line are ordered for sale by lottery." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 832 Available also through the Library of Congre... more

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on Piseatagua [sic] River in yr. province of New Hampshire on the continent of America

An explanation on the prospect draft of the Fort William and Mary on P...

Drawing shows Fort William and Mary on the Piscataqua River with surrounding landscape and buildings in "the town of New Castle on the Great Island"; many features are identified by letter with corresponding ke... more

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The harbour of Casco Bay and islands adjacent

The harbour of Casco Bay and islands adjacent

For many years English settlers in coastal Maine were targets for attack by the French-backed Abenaki and other indigenous groups. Consequently, Southack made many trips to Casco Bay, including one in 1702, whe... more

Armchair

Armchair

Possibly made in Maine, United States; Possibly made in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, United States

Armchair
Survey of the River St. Johns from Fort Frederick in the Bay of Fundy to the River Medauesqua with the Lake Temesecuala and the Grand Portage from thence to the River St. Lawrence.

Survey of the River St. Johns from Fort Frederick in the Bay of Fundy ...

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

Wir Endes unterschriebene sämtliche Einwohner der Gegend Broad-Bay genannt, in dem Ost-Theil der Provintz Neu-Engelland in America, Urkunden und bezeugen heimit, welcher Gestallt, wir Anno 1742 im Monat Juny, nach einer Reise von 5 Wochen und

Wir Endes unterschriebene sämtliche Einwohner der Gegend Broad-Bay gen...

Imprint 3.; Franklin coll 2.; Not in Evans.; Not in Hildeburn.; On verso: 02-83-384.28. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as facsimile page images. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio ... more

This plan of Kennebeck & Sagadahock Rivers & country adjacent

This plan of Kennebeck & Sagadahock Rivers & country adjacent

Just a year after producing a map supporting the Brunswick Proprietors’ claim, Thomas Johnston issued this plan supporting the position of their opponents in the Plymouth Company. The map depicts the Company’s ... more

Plans of Fort Halifax in Nova Scotia and Fort Western and Fort Francfort in Maine

Plans of Fort Halifax in Nova Scotia and Fort Western and Fort Francfo...

Title provided by cataloger. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Plan of Fort Pownal at Penobscot built 1759.

Plan of Fort Pownal at Penobscot built 1759.

Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. "No. 21." Watermark: J. Whatman. Includes 3 profile views. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 837 Available also through the Library of Congress Web si... more

Sketch of St. Jo[hn's] Harbour, and part of the river.

Sketch of St. Jo[hn's] Harbour, and part of the river.

Scale ca. 1:150,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Deteriorating along upper edge of border. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster im... more

Plan of a rout undertaken in winter, Jany. 26th, from Quebec, the capital of Canada, to the frontier settlements of the Township of Topsham near Brunswick Fort on the River Ammerascaegun in the Province of New Hampshire, Feby. 20th 1760 /

Plan of a rout undertaken in winter, Jany. 26th, from Quebec, the capi...

Scale 1:506,880; miles 8 to an in. Manuscript; pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the right. Relief shown pictorially. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 808 Available also through the Library... more

A sketch of St. John's Harbour and part of the river;

A sketch of St. John's Harbour and part of the river;

Scale ca. 1:150,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 651

A map of the sources of the Chaudière, Penobscot, and Kennebec rivers,

A map of the sources of the Chaudière, Penobscot, and Kennebec rivers,

Scale ca. 1:390,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Mounted on cloth backing with reinforced edges. Relief shown pictorially. Shows campsite locations for the author's expedition from Quebec into Maine... more

The above plan is a discription of a new township containing the quantity of seven and a half mile of land & water, granted by the General Court to the proprietors of Bakerstown so call'd, lying & being in the county of Cumberland ... Deld. at Falmouth, 4th September 1765.

The above plan is a discription of a new township containing the quant...

Scale ca. 1:43,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. "A true copy compared, A. Oliver, sect." Includes text. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 833 Available... more

Map of the River St. John in the Province of Nova Scotia, exhibiting the grant to officers &c. in 1765, with other patents.

Map of the River St. John in the Province of Nova Scotia, exhibiting t...

Scale ca. 1:185,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Shows townships. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 440; 650/1; 651/2; 650/3

The above plan is a discription of a new township called Royalsborough in the county of Cumberland, bounded southeasterly on the headline of Brunswick, southwesterly on Northyarmouth, northwesterly on proprietors land, northeasterly on Androscoggin River ...

The above plan is a discription of a new township called Royalsborough...

Scale ca. 1:30,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Shows township lots and owners. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 834 Available also through the Librar... more

[Falmouth Harbour.

[Falmouth Harbour.

Scale ca. 1:24,900. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. No. "7" attached to upper right corner. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along margins. Available also through the Library o... more

Falmouth Harbour

Falmouth Harbour

Des Barres' second state of the Falmouth Harbour chart is displayed here. This state differs from the first with the addition of dark relief shading to emphasize the topography, and the addition of soundings (m... more

Falmouth Harbour

Falmouth Harbour

The town of Falmouth (present-day Portland, Me.) was the most important supplier of forest products in the British Empire before the American Revolutionary War. Falmouth's large harbor was well protected, was e... more

Plan of the Town of Turner, formerly Silvester Plantation : out side lines and part of the lotts ran out /

Plan of the Town of Turner, formerly Silvester Plantation : out side l...

Shows lot numbers and lot holder's names. Pen-and-ink and pencil. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Includes note. Panel title: A plan of the Town of Turner. Unidentified numbers of verso. Available a... more

Part of Oxford and Cumberland counties, Me.

Part of Oxford and Cumberland counties, Me.

Scale ca. 1:220,000. Title from verso. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Land grants and No. 4 township dated 1771. Shows townships, land grants, and landownership of Cumberland County and ... more

Coast of Maine from Frenchmans Bay to Mosquito Harbor

Coast of Maine from Frenchmans Bay to Mosquito Harbor

From Atlantic Neptune Collection, no. 844. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image. Vault

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

Scale ca. 1:130,000. LC copy imperfect: Western half missing; deteriorated along left and right edges. Shows Maine coast from Cape Elizabeth to York River. Available also through the Library of Congress Web sit... more

[Coast of Maine showing Blue Hill Bay, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Islesboro Island, Deer Island, and other islands.

[Coast of Maine showing Blue Hill Bay, Penobscot Bay, Belfast Bay, Isl...

Scale ca. 1:48,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 859 Available also through the Lib... more

[Coast of Maine from Mosquito Head to Spurwink River.

[Coast of Maine from Mosquito Head to Spurwink River.

Scale ca. 1:125,000. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 852 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

[Coast of New England from Cape Elizabeth, Me. to Newburyport, Mass.

Scale ca. 1:130,000. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along fold and edges. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 816 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster... more

[Mount Desert Island and neighboring coast of Maine.

[Mount Desert Island and neighboring coast of Maine.

Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Shows coast of Hancock County, Maine. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2

[Coast of Maine from Moose Cove to Gouldsboro Bay.

[Coast of Maine from Moose Cove to Gouldsboro Bay.

Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Depths shown by soundings. Shows coast of Washington County. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along folds and right and left edge. Available also through... more

The entrance of the River St. John

The entrance of the River St. John

Print shows ship in the foreground at the entrance to Saint John River, New Brunswick, with two islands identified, on the right, "A. Partridge Island N.E.b.N. 7 leagues distant" and left of center, "B. Meogene... more

[Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of Haut Bay, and Penobscot Bay, with Owls Head, Vinalhaven Island, Isle au Haut, and other islands.

[Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of Haut Bay, ...

Scale ca. 1:48,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC copy imperfect: Brittle on edges and deterioration along fold. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 857 Available also through the Lib... more

[Coast of Maine from Rockland Harbor to Pemaquid Point.

[Coast of Maine from Rockland Harbor to Pemaquid Point.

Scale ca. 1:49,000. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Has watermark. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along fold and edges of sheet. Shows the coast of Knox and Lincoln Counties. LC Maps of N... more

[Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of Haut Bay, and Penobscot Bay, with Owls Head, Vinalhaven Island, Isle au Haut, and other islands.

[Coast of Maine showing entrances of Blue Hill Bay, Isle of Haut Bay, ...

Scale ca. 1:48,500. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along the bottom right edges... more

[Coast of Maine from Salter Island to Portland Head.

[Coast of Maine from Salter Island to Portland Head.

Scale ca. 1:48,000. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in feet. LC copy imperfect: Deterioration along folds. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 856 Available also through the Library of Co... more

[Coast of Maine from Frenchman Bay to Mosquito Harbor.

[Coast of Maine from Frenchman Bay to Mosquito Harbor.

Scale ca. 1:130,000. Hand colored. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Deteriorated along fold and upper and lower edge. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 846 Available also through the Library of C... more

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the entrance to Boston Harbor]

[Views from offshore of the New England coastline and islands at the e...

Prints show distant views of Castle Island and Governor's Island in Boston Harbor, hills along the southeast coast of Maine, and the entrance to Boston Harbor. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atl... more

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Mechios River near the mills A sketch of Mechios mills.

Prints show the Machias River along the coast of Maine and the mills (under construction) on the river. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain... more

Mechios River near the mills : a sketch of Mechios mills

Mechios River near the mills : a sketch of Mechios mills

This engraving of the Machias area in the Boston Public Library's Atlantic Neptune collection was struck from the plate held by the Massachusetts Historical Society. By 1770, several mills were built on the Mac... more

A Plan of the late Province of Main as far as Kennebeck River.

A Plan of the late Province of Main as far as Kennebeck River.

Scale ca. 1:200,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Margin deteriorated and a section of the upper left corner missing. In 2 sections, mounted on cloth backing. Oriented with north toward th... more

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, under Sir George Collyer, against the division of Massachusetts troops acting against Fort Castine, August 1779; with full soundings up to the present site of Bangor.

[Penobscot River and Bay, with the operations of the English fleet, un...

Scale ca. 1:46,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Oriented with north to the right... more

Plan de la baie et du havre de Casco et des îles adjacentes,

Plan de la baie et du havre de Casco et des îles adjacentes,

Scale ca. 1:85,000. Depths shown by soundings. Plate no. "335." Appears in France. Dépôt des cartes et plans de la marine's Neptune Americo-Septentrional. 1778-80. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 843 Avail... more

Draught of St. Johns River in the Bay of Funday

Draught of St. Johns River in the Bay of Funday

Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Pen-and-ink with ink wash on eight irregularly shaped sheets of paper, following the course of the river. Some spots of red pigment, apparently accidental. M... more

A view of Campo Bello at the entrance of Passamaquady Bay

A view of Campo Bello at the entrance of Passamaquady Bay

Print shows Campobello as seen from an inland vantage point looking out toward Passamaquoddy Bay. Title from item. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by J... more

[View of Portsmouth, New Hampshire from across the Piscataqua River]

[View of Portsmouth, New Hampshire from across the Piscataqua River]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: The Atlantic Neptune, published for the use of the Royal Navy of Great Britain, by Joseph F.W. Des Barres, .... London : 1777-1781. This record contains unverified, ol... more

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

The town of Falmouth, burnt, by Captain Moet, Octbr. 18th 1775

Print shows bird's-eye view of the burning of Falmouth, Maine, by Captain Henry Mowat, whose ships, in the foreground, fire on the town. Title from item. Illus. in: An impartial history of the war in America, b... more