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Record 23/72
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Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Abstract Prints of eight maps of colonial New England, Massachusetts and Boston.

1. A new map of New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland and New York. John Thornton, Robert Morden and Philip Lea. London, 1685.

2. A map of New England. John Seller. London, 1675.

3. Map of the British plantations on the continent of America. Thomas Salmon. London, 1738.

4. A plan of the action at Bunkers Hill on the 17th of June 1775... O. Pelton and W. E. Goldsmith. Boston, 1851 (2 copies)

5. A new plan of Boston, from actual surveys. Osgood Carleton. Boston, 1800.

6. Map of Boston and its vicinity from actual survey. John G. Hales. Boston, 1829.

7. A plan of the town and harbour of Boston and the country adjacent... J. DeCosta. London, 1775.

Includes handwritten note: "I believe these maps were part of the exhibit put on by EBW Jan. 1953. Think they were loaned by a group of map collectors. See EBW Correspondence. APW [Anita P. Worthen]."

(Catalogers note: Added to folder is additional information on each print from web sources, e.g., raremaps.com, mappingboston.org, and memory.loc.gov.)
Object ID Worthen.1020
Object Name Map
Search Terms New England
Battle of Bunker Hill
Boston MA
Subjects Maps
Survey drawings
Title Prints of eight maps, early New England, Massachusetts and Boston, 1675-1829
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

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