Compass, Westbrook, ca. 1800

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This compass is built into a wooden box lined with hand-colored printed paper.

It was the property of Jeremiah Clements, 1779-1866, of Westbrook. Clements served as Sgt. from Sept. 8-20, 1814, at Portland in Capt. J. Valentine's company; Lt. Col. in J. Hobbs' Regt., and was a lumber surveyor and farmer.

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About This Item

  • Title: Compass, Westbrook, ca. 1800
  • Creation Date: 1800
  • Subject Date: 1800
  • Town: Westbrook
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Metal, paper, wood
  • Dimensions: 8 cm x 6 cm
  • Local Code: 3940*
  • Object Type: Physical Object

For more information about this item, contact:

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

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