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Dr. Silvester Gardiner's tract, Alna, 1761

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

"This tract was granted to Docter Silvester Gardiner Esqr of Boston by the Proprietors of the Kennebeck..." Feb. 11, 1761. On the back of this map is written, "copy of Jonas Jones plan, dated Dec. 29, 1759."

Names mentioned on lots include Samuel Goodwin, Samuel Ball, Chamberlain (Joshua and Hannah), William Clark, Thomas Murphy, James Clerk or Clark and Walter Lane or Cane, all in the town of Alna, north of Sheepscot and west of the Sheepscot River.

This is manuscript map 4 from the Plymouth Company's land grant.

Other Information

  • Title: Dr. Silvester Gardiner's tract, Alna, 1761
  • Creator: Jones, Jonas
  • Creation Date: 1761-02-11
  • Subject Date: 1759-12-29
  • Town: Alna
  • County: Lincoln
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, map
  • Dimensions (cm): 29 x 38
  • Local Code: Coll. 60, Map #4
  • Collection: Plymouth Company papers, 1749-1816
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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