Map of Draper's Claim, near Bath, 1795

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


Manuscript map 32-2 which is a copy of a map, showing what was Draper's claim northeast of Bath on the Sheepscot River, part of the Plymouth Company patent grant.

This map has a narrative about the early surveying of the area by Samual Goodwin and John North, with information also about a Native American attack and capture of prisoners from Richmond Fort and Swan Island, March 1795. A compass rose shows on this map.

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About This Item

  • Title: Map of Draper's Claim, near Bath, 1795
  • Creator: Plymouth Company, (1749-1816)
  • Creation Date: 1795
  • Subject Date: 1795
  • County: Lincoln, Sagadahoc
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, wash, map
  • Dimensions: 49 cm x 39 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 60, Map 32-2
  • Collection: Plymouth Company (1749-1816) records
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219

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