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Surveyor's Vernier Compass, c. 1840

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

The compass was a critical tool used by surveyors to define angles between points on land. This compass belonged to Levi Bradley of Levant, Maine, who was Land Agent of Maine from 1842-1847.

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  • Title: Surveyor's Vernier Compass, c. 1840
  • Creator: Pool and Company, Easton, Mass.
  • Creation Date: circa 1840
  • Subject Date: circa 1840
  • State: ME
  • Media: Brass, glass and pine
  • Local Code: 1752*
  • Object Type: Physical Object

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Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822
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