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    Plan of sections 1, 2 & 3, East Boston. Cadastral map showing lots and lot numbers. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Copy imperfect: Torn, stained, creased, annotated in ink and pencil, mounted on cloth backing. Acquisitions control no.: 2007-156
    • Contributor: Pendleton's Lithography
    • Date: 1836
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    A draught of the towns of Boston and Charles Town and the circumjacent country shewing the works thrown up by His Majesty's troops, and also those by the rebels, during the campaign: ... Scale ca. 1:26,500. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Watermark: J. Whatman. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings. "N.B. The rebels entrenchments are express'd as they appear from Beacon Hill which are color'd yellow." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 906 Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1775
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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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    Indexed map of Boston. Accompanied by: Latest map and index of Boston city, Massachusetts. 12 p. ; 19 cm. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Transferred from William LePre Houston Family Papers in LC Manuscript Disision. Imperfect: Brittle, darkened, stained, creased, torn in places, small pieces of map missing. "44D." Acquisitions Control no. 2007-071
    • Contributor: Walker Lith. & Pu Co. - Houston, William Lepre
    • Date: 19??
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    Fort on the first hill in Dorc̃ester. Fort on the second hill in Dorc̃ester. Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. Includes a profile of each fort. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 5. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 928 Available also through the Library ...
    • Date: 1776
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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, 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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    Fort on Dorc̃ester Point. Scale 1:480; 40 ft. to 1 in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces. On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 3. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 929 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site ...
    • Date: 1776
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    Map of Boston for 1881. "Published expressly for the Boston Almanac and Business Directory ..." "Entered accoriding to act of Congress in the Year 1874 ..." From the Nathaniel Prentice Banks papers in LC Manuscript Division. LC copy stained. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control no. 20-83
    • Contributor: Sampson, Davenport & Co. - Banks, Nathaniel Prentiss
    • Date: 1881
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    Map of Boston for 1883. Scale 1:19,800; 100 rods to an in. "Published expressly for the Boston Directory." "Forbes Co., Boston." "The circles show half mile distances from city hall." LC copy imperfect: torn along folds. Hand colored. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1882 ... " Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2: 651/1
    • Contributor: Sampson, Davenport & Co.
    • Date: 1883
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    Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Massachusetts
    Frederick Law Olmsted
    "*GPO: 2010--357-940/80467. Reprint 2010." Title from panel. Includes 2 maps of Boston Park System, part of 1869 map of Chicago suburb of Riverside, text, and ill. (some col.). Views of Central Park in New York in 1875 and of Prospect Park in Brooklyn in 1870, 1874 plan for U.S. Capitol grounds, part of early plan of Prospect Park in Brooklyn, text, and ill. on ...
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2010
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    Map of the city of Boston and vicinity. "Circles show half mile distance from City Hall." Includes inset of Breed's Island. LC copy fold-lined, missing sections at corners and fold lines, annotated in col. ink to show radial distances, and annotated in ink on verso: 1896 map, Boston with circles. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Acquisitions control 88-427
    • Contributor: Sampson, Murdock & Co.
    • Date: 1896
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    A Map of forty miles north, thirty miles west, and twentyfive miles south of Boston, including an accurate draft of the harbour and town. Scale ca. 1:320,000. Relief shown pictorially. Includes "References to the harbour and environs of Boston," reflecting points of general interest and military events which occured in 1775, "References to the town of Boston," and inset of "Boston Town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 903 Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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    Naval Hospital grounds, Chelsea, Mass. Hospital relocated to Boston from Chelsea in 1940 and is currently known as U.S. Public Health Service Hospital at Boston. Relief shown by contours. Pen-and-ink and pencil on tracing paper. Rubber-stamped: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey, Apr. 17, 1895, Library and Archives. Accompanied by sheet (22 x 18 cm.) that describes this map and related maps from City Engineer's Office in Chelsea, Mass. and ...
    • Contributor: Vinal, W. I. (Washington Irving) - U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey - Chelsea (Mass.). City Engineer - Vinal, W. I.
    • Date: 1894
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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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    Boston National Historical Park, Massachusetts Also covers central Boston. "*GPO: 1988--201-941/80012. Reprint 1985." 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: 1985
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    Boston African American National Historic Site, Massachusetts "*GPO: 2004--304-337/00083." Title from panel. Includes text and col. ill. Text, ill. (some col.), and map showing Boston's African American neighborhoods on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2004
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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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    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 new and correct plan of the town of Boston, and provincial camp. Scale ca. 1:7,200. "Engrav'd for the Pennsylva. magazine" v. 1, 1775, p. 29. Relief shown pictorially. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes inset of provincial camp, ca. 1:125,000. Vault AACR2
    • Contributor: Aitken, Robert
    • Date: 1775
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    A plan of the town of Boston, with the intrenchments &c. of His Majestys forces in 1775: From the observations of Lieut. Page of His Majesty's Corps of Engineers; and from the ... Scale ca. 1:9,700. Includes "References to the lines &c." and "References to the town." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 934 Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 700/1
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde - Faden, William
    • Date: 1777
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    A new plan of ye great town of Boston in New England in America with the many additionall buildings & new streets, to the year, 1769. Scale ca. 1:5,700. Oriented with north toward the upper right. LC copy annotated in ink. On bottom of the sheet, covered with a heavy outer neat line: Engraved and printed by Fra. Dewing, Boston NE. 1722. Sold by Capt. John Bonner ... Includes text, ward index, and index to points of interest. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 888 Available also through the Library ...
    • Contributor: Price, William
    • Date: 1769
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    Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park, Massachusetts
    Warships, dry docks, ropewalk, and more
    "*GPO: 2008--339-126/80133. Reprint 2008." Title from panel. Includes text and ill (some col.). Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2008
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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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    Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston National Historical Park, Massachusetts
    Visiting the Navy Yard
    "*GPO: 2003--496-196/40567. Reprint 2003." Title from panel. Includes text and ill (some col.). Text and ill. (some col.) on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: United States. National Park Service
    • Date: 2003