Manuscript copy made in 1791 of original survey plan made by Samuel Weston in 1790. The townships are now the towns of Madison and Cornville. After the Revolutionary War, Massachusetts was in debt and selling Eastern lands was seen as a way to provide new economic development. The survey plan shows Township No. 1 subdivided for distribution or sale.
About This Item
- Title: Survey of two townships on the Kennebec River, 1790
- Creator: Samuel Weston
- Creation Date: 1790
- Subject Date: 1790
- Madison, Somerset County, ME
- Cornville, Somerset County, ME
- Media: Ink on Paper
- Dimensions: 40 cm x 33 cm
- Local Code: 51522 (OML-1791-10)
- Collection: Osher Map Library Sheet Map Collection
- Object Type: Image
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