Lot 13: Boston Map: 1775 Map

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2017-07-10 14:46:06

Lot 13

A circa 1775 map entitled "A New and Correct Plan of the Town of Boston" published for British readership in the October 1775 issue of Gentleman's Magazine, one page, 8 x 11, showing the city with "Charles Town in Ruins," and identifying the various streets and locations. The plan names various streets, including "Beacon Street," "Newberry Str.," and "Hanover Str.," as well as Hancock's Warf, Long Warf, and Griffins Warf, among others. The fortification at Boston Neck is indicated, as are magazines and batteries. In fine condition, with some offsetting of print.

Estimate: $400-$600

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