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This 1741 copy of a map of Black Point was made for the use of the Massachusetts Supreme Court in the case of Timothy Prout (d. 1768) and Zebulon Trickey.
Pictures of dwellings in this area of Scarborough with property owners' names are written on the map. It also illustrates salt marshes, the Libby River, Nonesuch River and Spurwink River.
Black Point is now known as Prouts Neck.
About This Item
- Title: Copy of a plan of Black Point, Scarborough, 1741
- Creator: John Godsoe
- Creation Date: 1741
- Subject Date: 1741
- Location: Scarborough, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Ink on paper, map
- Dimensions: 68 cm x 51 cm
- Local Code: Map F 98
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Prouts Neck (Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
- Spurwink River (Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
- Scarborough (Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
- Salt marshes--Maine--Scarborough
- Manuscript maps
- Prout, Timothy, d. 1768--Trials, litigation, etc.
- Trickey, Zebulon--Trials, litigation, etc.
- Nonesuch River (Me.)--Maps
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