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    A plan of Boston : from actual survey Includes index to selected buildings. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, annotated "purchased at Boston 1806" in pen-and-ink in lower left margin, mounted on cloth backing.
    • Contributor: Carleton, Osgood
    • Date: 1805
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    Plan showing the proposed entrance into Boston of the Fitchburg Rail Road. Street map of part of Boston showing the railroad yards and the passenger depot. Chartered on March 3, 1842.
    • Contributor: Bouvé, Elisha W. - Fitchburg Railroad
    • Date: 184?
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    Major Genl. Howe's encampment on Bunkers Hill at Charles T., June 1775. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Shows position of troops and fortifications. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 904 Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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    Beers' fire insurance district map of the city of Boston. Scale 1:6,000; 500 feet = 1 in. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Hand colored. Shows fire alarm stations, engine houses, and hook and ladder and hose companies. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: F.W. Beers & Co.
    • Date: 1874
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    Fort on Fort Hill in Boston. Scale 1:1,584; 132 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 4. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 925 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1776
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    Colton's map of Boston and adjacent cities.
    Map of Boston and adjacent cities | Colton's map of Boston
    Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: J.H. Colton & Co.
    • Date: 1856
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    Massachusetts and Rhode Island
    Massachusetts & R. Island
    Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1833 by H.S. Tanner in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania." Includes statistical table and indexed inset of Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy signed on cover: Millard Fillmore. Stamped on verso: sold by Swift & Wilson at ...
    • Contributor: Tanner, Henry Schenck - J. & W.W. Warr (Firm)
    • Date: 1833
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    Map of Boston, 1888, published expressly for the Boston directory. Scale 1:19,800; 100 rods to an in. "Circles show half mile distances from city hall." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 110; 651
    • Contributor: Sampson, Murdock & Co. - Forbes Co.
    • Date: 1888
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    The city of Boston. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Shows points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 275 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2
    • Contributor: Parsons & Atwater - Currier & Ives
    • Date: 1873
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    Plan of the town with the attack on Bunkers-Hill in the peninsula of Charlestown, the 17th. of June 1775. Scale ca. 1:19,000. Relief shown by hachures. Battle of Bunker Hill shown pictorially. From James Murray's Impartial history of the present war in America. v. 1. p. 431. Includes historical note on fires and indexes to wards and points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 936 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 650/1; ...
    • Contributor: Robson, T.
    • Date: 1778
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    Sketch of the ground about Charles Town. Scale not given. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by hachures. "NB: Medford road 45 paces broad; Cambridge road 30 p." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 921 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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    A Plan of the battle, on Bunkers Hill fought on the 17th of June 1775, Scale ca. 1:12,000. Relief shown by hachures. In lower margin: The following description of the action near Boston, on the 17th of June, is taken from a letter written by General Burgoyne to his nephew Lord Stanley. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 918 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Burgoyne, John - Robert Sayer and John Bennett (Firm)
    • Date: 1775
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    [Bunker Hill--rough sketch. Scale not given. Title from Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Relief shown by hachures. Shows landing places, positions of British units, and "Rebels line of march." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 899 Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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    To his excellency William Burnet, esqr., this plan of Boston in New England is humbly dedicated by his excellencys most obedient and humble servant Will Burgiss Relief shown pictorially. Shows selected buildings pictorially. Oriented with north toward the lower right. Watermark indecipherable. Wheat & Brun no. 227. Includes index to selected buildings and embellished title cartouche. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Soiled, consists of 2 sheets glued together.
    • Contributor: Burgis, William - Johnson, Thos
    • Date: 1728
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    Directory map showing small annexations, 1883. Scale 1:19,800; 100 rods to an in. Photocopy. Base map: Sampson, Davenport & Co., Map of Boston for 1883. "Circles shown half mile distances from City Hall." In four corners of margin: D-958. In bottom margin: City of Boston & district base maps, historical map-showing annexation dates 1883. Shows various annexations up to 1912. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as ...
    • Date: 1912
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    A plan of the action at Bunkers-Hill, on the 17th. of June, 1775, between His Majesty's troops under the command of Major General Howe, and the rebel forces, Scale ca. 1:4,800. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. An engraved map, with change of title, appears in Stedman's History of the origin, process, and termination of the American War. London, 1794. A copy of this issue is included in William Faden's Atlas of the battles of the American Revolution. [New York, 1845] Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. The ground plan is from an ...
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde - Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1775
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    Plan of Boston & vicinity. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from verso, legible only with back lighting. Alternate title from Philip Lee Phillips' A list of maps of America: Boston and environs, showing entrenchments. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Oriented with north to the left. Relief shown by shading and hachures. "No. 25." LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 919 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a ...
    • Date: 1775
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    Boston bird's-eye view from the north. Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 276 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1; 710/1
    • Contributor: Bachmann, John - L. Prang & Co.
    • Date: 1877
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    Boston, S. West part. No. 25. Scale ca. 1:5,600. Title in pencil; matches title in Peter Force's catalog of manuscript maps. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Relief shown by hachures. Shows fortifications and troop stations, including the 4th, 5th, 10th, 47th, and Marines. Table of distances on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, ...
    • Date: 1775
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    Plan of the peninsula of Charles Town shewing the three posts that His Majesty's troops have kept and fortified with buildings therein for guard rooms, Boston, 3th. [sic] Decr. 1775. To His ... Scale ca. 1:4,860. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Dedication is in different ink from drafting of map. Includes index to major fortifications. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 907 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1775
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    [Battle of Bunker Hill. Scale ca. 1:3,900. Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and pencil. Relief shown by hachures. Includes "References" to points of military interest in different hand and ink. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 897 Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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    A plan of the town of Boston with the intrenchments &ca. of His Majesty's forces in 1775, from the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers, and from those ... Scale ca. 1:9,600. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. "N.B. Since the evacuation of Boston ... " LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 933 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Annotated: Engraved & printed for Wm. Faden, Charing Cross. Includes "References to the fortifications &ca." and "References to the town." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; ...
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Date: 1777
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    A plan of the town of Boston and its environs, with the lines, batteries, and incampments of the British and American armies. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps and Charts, 1750-1789, 930 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes "References." Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4
    • Contributor: [page, Thomas Hyde
    • Date: 1776
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    Fort on Noddles Island. Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. On verso, in different hand: W. H. Spooner. No. 2. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1776
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    Boston's Freedom Trail : Boston National Historical Park, Massachusetts
    Boston National Historical Park, Massachusetts | Boston, official map and guide | Freedom Trail :
    Covers central Boston. "*GPO: 1998--432-903/60226. Reprint 1998." Includes text and ancillary subway system map. Text, panoramic view, and col. ill. on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 1998