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Item 33918

Mariner's Compass, 1791

Contributed by: Jonathan Fisher Memorial, Inc.

Date: circa 1791

Location: Blue Hill

Media: Pen and Ink and Watercolor on paper

Item 11977

Plan of part of the Eastern Shore, 1753

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1753

Media: Ink on paper

Item 12399

Map of Draper's Claim, near Bath, 1795

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society

Date: 1795

Media: Ink on paper, wash, map

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Draper's claim northeast of Bath, 1795

Colonial Cartography: The Plymouth Company Maps

The Plymouth Company (1749-1816) managed one of the very early land grants in Maine along the Kennebec River. The maps from the Plymouth Company's collection of records constitute some of the earliest cartographic works of colonial America.

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Davis Hatch trade card, Bath, ca. 1875

Bath's Historic Downtown - Merchants' Row

… owned an earlier jewelry trade had a sign of a compass to symbolize that everything in his store had perfect measurements, that his jewels had…