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    From Mr. Bothfeld's survey of 1875 for U.S. Eng'rs (details omitted) : [waters southwest of Lovell Island, Boston, Massachusetts]. Ms. nautical chart showing contemporary shoreline and shorelines before dredging. Depths shown by contours and soundings. At lower left in lead pencil: Mr. Bothfeld's plotting of position of "Constellation." "This tracing is from a [progress?] sketch entitled 'Boston Harbor Improvements' lent to me by Mr. Bothfeld ... 1878 ... [signed] N. Mitchell." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Black, red, and brown inks, ...
    • Contributor: Bothfeld - Mitchell, N. - United States. Army. Corps of Engineers
    • Date: 1878
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    [Planning map for proposed Cape Cod Ship Canal] Relief shown by contours. Title supplied by cataloger. Pen-and-ink in red and blue inks and pencil on tracing paper. Imperfect: Brittle, soiled, creased, small tears along edges. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Dennis, W. H. - United States Coast Survey
    • Date: 1860
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    Andover, 1852. Relief shown by hachures. Shows in red ink "school district lines" and "parish lines." Pen-and-ink on tracing linen. Imperfect: Darkened, stained, creased. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Date: 1852
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    [Boston Harbor, Massachusetts. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink, pencil, and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures and shading. Soundings shown in fathoms. Watermark: [Fleur-de-lis with] GR [below and] J. Whatman. Includes view of "Boston lt. house ... " On verso: No. 1. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 942 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1770
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    Boston & harbour. Scale ca. 1:96,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Title in pencil. Has watermark. Shows soundings of main channel and shoals. Outer islands are named. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 944 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2
    • Date: 1775
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    Boston, its environs and harbour, with the rebels works raised against that town in 1775, Scale ca. 1:24,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 911 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 650/2; 650/3; 651/4; 650/5
    • Contributor: Page, Thomas Hyde
    • Date: 1775
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    A plan of the bay and harbor of Boston, surveyed agreeably to the orders and instructions of the Right Honorable the Lords Commissioners for Trade and Plantations, to Samuel Holland, Esqr., His ... Scale ca. 1:48,000. Relief shown by shading. Depths shown by soundings and color. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 440; 650/1; 650/2; 651/3; 651/4; 650/5; 700/2
    • Contributor: Wheeler, Thomas - Grant, James - Holland, Samuel
    • Date: 1775
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    A general & particular plan of the island of Castle William near Boston, shewing the works in their original & present state, together with sections thro' the same. Carried on and survey'd ... Scale 1:600; 50 ft. to an in. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermarks. Relief shown by shading. Oriented with north toward the upper right. Imperfect: Hole in center. "No. 11." Includes index to points of interest, inset of "A general plan of the island of Castle William shewing its situation with respect to the adjacent islands," 1:6,000, and two cross section views. LC Maps ...
    • Contributor: Montrésor, John
    • Date: 1771
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    Plan d'une partie de la rade de Boston pour faire connaitre le dispositif de ses deffenses. Scale ca. 1:42,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Has watermark. Relief shown by hachures. "Legende" includes positions of vessels of French fleet, by name and commander. Accompanied by: Partie extraite d'un Memoire général sur Boston. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 938 Vault AACR2: 440; 651/1; 650/2
    • Date: 1778
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    [Boston Harbour, with the surroundings, &c. Scale ca. 1:24,000. Title from William Faden's Catalogue of a curious and valuable collection of original maps and plans. 1862. Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor. Relief shown by shading and hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 943 AACR2: 100; 650/1; ...
    • Contributor: Hills, John
    • Date: 1770
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    Massachusetts. Relief shown pictorially. Very similar stylistically, in portrayal of relief, and in lettering to manuscript map of Maine of same time that was done by A.T. Perkins. Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Imperfect: Brittle, soiled. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
    • Contributor: Perkins, A. T.
    • Date: 182?
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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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    A Plan of the Battle of Bunker Hill Pen-and-ink and watercolor. Includes text, Printed line of music and verses of drinking songs on verso. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Described in LC Information bull. v. 42 no. 17, 25 Apr. 1983 Vault Acquisitions control no. 7-82
    • Contributor: Clinton, Henry
    • Date: 1775