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Androscoggin River area map, 1771

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Manuscript map showing the township with numbered lots in Jay, also known as Phipp's Canada, Canton, and Livermore Falls granted by the General Court, June 11, 1771. The Androscoggin River is pictured here.

This map was commissioned to be made by the Plymouth Company, the proprietorship responsible for settling lands 15 miles either side of the Kennebec River in Maine.

This is manuscript map #5.

Other Information


  • Title: Androscoggin River area map, 1771
  • Creator: Shepard, Alex.
  • Creation Date: 1774-12-20
  • Subject Date: 1771-06-11
  • Local Name: Phipps Canada
  • Town: Canton, Jay, Livermore Falls
  • County: Androscoggin, Oxford
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, wash, map
  • Dimensions (cm): 49 x 69
  • Local Code: Coll. 60, Map #5
  • Collection: Plymouth Company, 1749-1816
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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