Map 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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Title

  • 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.

Names

  • Pelham, Henry, 1749-1806.
  • Jukes, Francis, 1745-1812.

Created / Published

  • London, 1777.

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

Notes

  • -  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

Medium

  • map 98 x 70 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3764.B6S3 1777 .P4

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71000619

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Pelham, Henry, and Francis Jukes. 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 yearsand 1776. London, 1777. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000619/.

APA citation style:

Pelham, H. & Jukes, F. (1777) 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 yearsand 1776. London. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000619/.

MLA citation style:

Pelham, Henry, and Francis Jukes. 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 yearsand 1776. London, 1777. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/gm71000619/>.