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.
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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