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An accurate map of the District of Maine: being part of the commonwealth of Massachusetts : compiled pursuant to an act of the general court, from actual surveys of the several towns &c. taken by their order : exhibiting the boundary lines of the district, the counties and towns, the principal roads, rivers, mountains, mines, islands, rocks, shoals, channels, lakes, ponds, falls, mills, manufactures and public buildings, with the latitudes and longitudes &c

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An accurate map of the District of Maine: being part of the commonwealth of Massachusetts : compiled pursuant to an act of the general court, from actual surveys of the several towns &c. taken by their order : exhibiting the boundary lines of the district, the counties and towns, the principal roads, rivers, mountains, mines, islands, rocks, shoals, channels, lakes, ponds, falls, mills, manufactures and public buildings, with the latitudes and longitudes &c
Names
Carleton, Osgood, 1742-1816 (Cartographer)
Norman, John, 1748?-1817 (Publisher)
Norman, William, -1807 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Maine

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1795
Place: Boston
Publisher: Published and sold by O. Carleton & J. Norman, sold also by Wm. Norman, no. 75 Newbury Street
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 77-2374
Topics
Maine
Maine -- Administrative and political divisions -- Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Osgd. Carleton.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington.
Content: "N.B. As the surveys of some towns were not so full as others the roads & streams of those towns have been unavoidably discontinued."
Bibliographic history: Indexed in: Wheat, James Clements. Maps and charts published in America before 1800 (rev. ed.), entry 170 ; Evans, C. American bibliography, entry 28391 (dated 1795 by Evans).
Content: Scale [ca. 1:390,000] (W 71°5ʹ--W 66°30ʹ/N 47°39ʹ--N 42°58ʹ)
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 133 x 94 cm
Relief shown pictorially
NYPL Map Div. copy hand colored along county boundary lines and international boundary lines.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 681477704
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20627159
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fb7ed5c0-e76e-0132-5d48-58d385a7b928
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1742: Creator Born
  • 1795: Issued
  • 1816: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "An accurate map of the District of Maine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1795. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e7e6acf0-7fea-0133-f530-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "An accurate map of the District of Maine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e7e6acf0-7fea-0133-f530-00505686d14e

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1795). An accurate map of the District of Maine Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e7e6acf0-7fea-0133-f530-00505686d14e

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An accurate map of the District of Maine