Kennebec and Sagadahok rivers plan, 1755

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Description

This map is entitled, "A plan of Kennebek & Sagadahok rivers, with the adjacent coasts taken from actual surveys and dedicated to his Excel. William Shirley Esqr."

The map has illustrations of Fort Frankfort, Fort Western, Fort Halifax and Fort Frederick, with accompanying explanatory material.

Created around 1754 by Johnston, it was used in litigation between the early land grant proprietorships of Maine: The Plymouth Company and the Proprietors of the Township of Brunswick.

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About This Item

  • Title: Kennebec and Sagadahok rivers plan, 1755
  • Creator: Thomas Johnston
  • Creation Date: circa 1755
  • Subject Date: circa 1755
  • Location: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Dimensions: 40 cm x 31 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 60, Map 56-2-2, and Map F 67
  • Collection: Plymouth Company (1749-1816) records
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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