Androscoggin River area map, 1771
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
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.
- 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
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Livermore Falls (Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Land grants--Maine--Maps--Early works to 1800
Jay (Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Canton (Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Androscoggin River (N.H. and Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Plymouth Company, (1749-1816)--Records and correspondence--Maps--Early works to 1800
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