Maps 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.
Buildings, Structures, Etc
Early Works to 1800
- 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.
- Contributor Names
- Pelham, Henry, 1749-1806.
- Created / Published
- London, 1777.
- Subject Headings
- - Fortification--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps--Early works to 1800
- - Boston (Mass.)--History--Siege, 1775-1776--Maps--Early works to 1800
- - Boston (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Maps--Early works to 1800
- - United States--Massachusetts--Boston
- - Scale ca. 1:14,000.
- - Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings.
- - 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 ... " with autographed signature of Henry Pelham; and, index to points of interest in margin.
- - Oriented with north toward the upper right.
- - LC copy has north and south sections, mounted on cloth backing.
- - LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 935
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- - Vault
- - AACR2
- map 98 x 70 cm.
- Call Number
- G3764.B6S3 1777 .P4
- Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
- Digital Id
- g3764b ar093500 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3764b.ar093500
- Library of Congress Catalog Number
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