An Accurate Map of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Exclusive of the District of Maine Compiled pursuant to an act of the General Court From Actual Surveys of the several Towns &c. Taken by Their Order Exhibiting the boundary Lines of the Commonwealth,

Collection: Smith Sheet Map Collection

Title: An Accurate Map of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Exclusive of the District of Maine Compiled pursuant to an act of the General Court From Actual Surveys of the several Towns &c. Taken by Their Order Exhibiting the boundary Lines of the Commonwealth, the Counties and Towns, the principal Roads, Rivers, Mountains, Mines, Islands, Rocks, Shoals, Channels, Lakes, Ponds, Falls, Mills, Manufactures & Public Buildings, with the true Latitudes & Longitudes, &c. by Osgood Carleton

Barcode: 4382

Creator: Carleton, Osgood, 1742-1816

Publisher: Carleton, Osgood, 1742-1816

Region Depicted: Massachusetts

Date Produced: 1798

Date Published: 1798

Language: English

Map Type: Geographical

Dimensions: 83 x 114

Printing Process: Engraving

Printing Technique: Copper

Material Type: Paper

Notes: Notes: "NB. As the Surveys of some Towns were not so full as others The Roads and Streams of those Towns have been unavoidably discontinued." "Boston Published and Sold by O Carleton and I Norman Sold also by W. Norman, No. 75 Newbury Street." Shows distance of each town from Boston and the shire town. Produced under contract with the Massachusetts General Court on the basis of maps drawn by each town pursuant to a resolution (originated on Carleton's recommendation) of June 26, 1794 scale to be 4 mi. to the inch (1:253,440) finished work not accepted in this form by the General Court on account of alleged defects in the engraving.

Physical Description: 1 map on 4 sheets

Theme: From Colonies to Local Control: Mapping North America, 1494 to 1867

Collection/Donor: Smith

Permanent URL: http://www.oshermaps.org/map/4382.0001