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Manuscript map 32-2 which is a copy of a map, showing what was Draper's claim northeast of Bath on the Sheepscot River, part of the Plymouth Company patent grant.
This map has a narrative about the early surveying of the area by Samual Goodwin and John North, with information also about a Native American attack and capture of prisoners from Richmond Fort and Swan Island, March 1795. A compass rose shows on this map.
About This Item
- Title: Map of Draper's Claim, near Bath, 1795
- Creator: Plymouth Company, (1749-1816)
- Creation Date: 1795
- Subject Date: 1795
- Sagadahoc County, ME
- Lincoln County, ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Dimensions: 49 cm x 39 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 60, Map 32-2
- Collection: Plymouth Company (1749-1816) records
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Compass points
- Indian captivities
- Indians of North America--Maine
- Kennebec patent
- Land grants--Maine
- Maine--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763--Personal narratives
- Manuscript maps
- Plymouth Company (1749-1816)--Records and correspondence--Maps--Early works to 1800
- Sheepscot River (Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
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