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James Phinney Baxter published this map in 1884 showing the area around Portland Harbor and the early land grants, including patents to Ferdinando Gorges, George Cleeve, Thomas Cammock, Josselyn, Trelawny, Rigby, Tucker, Goodyear, Bonython, Lewis.
The following houses are shown: Michael Mitton's, Cleeves, Winter's, Robert Jordan's and Scottow's fortification. Letters on the map indicate locations of events and buildings; Prout's house, Hunnewell, Seldon, John Libby, John Mills, Roger Deering's wife, etc.
About This Item
- Title: Map of Cape Elizabeth, Richmond Island area, 1884
- Creation Date: 1884
- Subject Date: circa 1630
- Town: Cape Elizabeth, Richmond Island
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 48 cm x 37 cm
- Local Code: Map FF 300
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Plymouth Company
- Land grants--United States--Maine--Maps--19th century
- Cape Elizabeth (Me.)--Maps--19th century
- Richmond's Island (Me.)--Maps--19th century
- Gorges, Ferdinando
- Cleeve, George
- Cammock, Thomas
- Mitton, Michael
- Jordan, Robert
- Deering, Roger
- Libby, John
- Mills, John
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