Collection: Osher Map Library Sheet Map Collection
Title: [Survey of two townships on the Kennebec River, Maine]
Surveyor: Weston, Samuel
Date Published: 12/10/1790
Dimensions: 40 x 33 cm
Notes: Samuel Weston was a Maine surveyor and civic leader, born in Concord, Masschusetts in 1757. He lived in Canaan, Maine and was active in the legislature and held town offices.
Brief Description: Original survey plan was made by Samuel Weston in 1790. The townships are now the towns of Madison and Cornville. After the Revolutionary War, Massachusetts was in debt and selling Eastern lands was seen as a way to provide new economic development. The survey plan shows Township No. 1 subdivided for distribution or sale.
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