Map of Topsham, ca. 1760

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Description

Manuscript map #33 of lots in Topsham, ca. 1760. Map commissioned by the Pejepscot Purchase Company. After their initial purchase of Wharton’s Patent, the Pejepscot Proprietors hired Joseph Heath to survey the lower Kennebec River. Upon completion in 1719, the proprietors claimed land on both sides of the river as far up as the conjunction of Cobboseconte Stream above Swan Island.

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  • Title: Map of Topsham, ca. 1760
  • Creator: Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick
  • Creation Date: circa 1760
  • Subject Date: circa 1760
  • Location: Topsham, Sagadahoc County, ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 19 cm x 13 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 61, Map 33
  • Collection: Pejepscot Proprietors papers
  • Object Type: Text

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