Massachusetts 1790c MHS Digital Image 5055 ITEM #US1602077

Massachusetts 1790c MHS Digital Image 5055

From Massachusetts 1790c MHS Digital Image 5055, Massachusetts
Published by Jeremy Belknap in 1790c

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Full Title: Manuscript map of southeastern Massachusetts, ca. 1790; Maker: Jeremy Belknap; Publisher: Unattributed; Date: circa 1790; Description: This map of southeastern Massachusetts attributed to Jeremy Belknap places Plymouth at its center. The map surveys distances between many towns and cities in southeastern Massachusetts, both by land and across Massachusetts Bay. The area between Plymouth and Barnstable/Hyannis is particularly detailed. The scope of the map includes the area from Boston Harbor to what is now Provincetown, Cape Cod. The map also sketches the area around Fall River, New Bedford, and Lakeville, though these are not specifically identified. The map gives distances from towns to Boston, Taunton, Plymouth, Acushnet, Rochester, and Sandwich.; MHS Digital Image: 5055

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Full Title: Massachusetts 1790c MHS Digital Image 5055
Full Atlas Title: Massachusetts 1790c MHS Digital Image 5055
State: Massachusetts
Location 1: North America
Location 2: United States, Massachusetts
Publish Date: 1790c
Publisher: Jeremy Belknap
Number Maps in the Atlas: 1
Map Original Width: 20.28"
Map Original Height: 16.62"
Item Number: US1602077
Collection: Historic Map Works Rare Historic Maps Collection
Image Quality: High quality scan of original that is perfect for printed fine-art quality reproduction.
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© The Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA, USA

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