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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Abstract Map of the Pelham Farm in 1700-1765 (two versions). Drawn by Michael J. Canavan, December 7, 1903.

Shows houses built before 1700, and houses built between 1700 and 1766.

Notes: "The houses marked in black were built before 1700. The vermillion shows houses built between 1700 and 1766. M. Canavan Dec. 7, 1903."

Additional note on version two: "The colored part represents the Muzzey, Poulter or Estabrook divisions of the Pelham farm of 600 acres."

(Cataloger's note: See The Beginnings of Lexington, by Edwin B. Worthen, Lexington, Mass., 1924, p. 19.)
Object ID Worthen.1012
Object Name Map
People Muzzey
Search Terms Pelham Farm
Subjects Maps
Title The Pelham Farm in 1700-1765, by M. J. Canavan
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