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A plan of Boston in New England with its environs : including Milton, Dorchester, Roxbury, Brooklin, Cambridge, Medford, Charlestown, parts of Malden and Chelsea with the military works constructed in those places in the years 1775 and 1776

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Creator

Pelham, Henry, 1749-1806

Engraver

Jukes, Francis

Date

1777

Name on Item

engrav'd in aqua tinta by Francis Jukes

Publisher

H. Pelham

Scale

Scale [ca. 1:14,000]

Language

English

Location

George Washington's Mount Vernon

Collection (local)

Richard H. Brown Revolutionary War Map Collection at Mount Vernon

Subjects
  • Fortification--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Boston (Mass.)--History--Revolution, 1775-1783--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • Boston (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc--Maps--Early works to 1800
Places
  • Boston
  • Massachusetts
  • North and Central America
  • Suffolk (county)
  • United States
Extent

1 map ; 98 x 69 cm.

Terms and License
  • No known copyright restrictions.
  • This work is licensed for use under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike License (CC BY-NC-SA).
Notes
  • Relief shown by shading.
  • Depths shown by soundings.
  • Oriented with north toward the upper right.
  • Includes facsimile of pass issued by James Urquhart, town major, to allow free passage of Henry Pelham "to take a plan of the towns of Boston & Charlestown and the rebel works round these places."
  • Dedication "To the Right Honourable Lord George Germain ..."
  • Autographed signature of Henry Pelham.
  • Includes references to points of interest.

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