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Publisher: DENISON, J.
Title: A map of Massachusetts from the best Authorities by J.Denison.
Published in: Boston, 1796
   
Size: 7.5 x 9.8 inches.
19.0 x 24.8 cm.
Colouring:

Original colours.
Condition: Short upper margin, rest in good condition.
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The map highlights Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island. The "Proposed Canal" is located near Sandwich. Beneath the oval title cartouche and distance scale is the note "The surveys of the Eastern Counties, could not be obtained reasonably to complete this Map." This possibly explains why the counties of Bristol, Plymouth and Barnstable have very little detail.

One of the few 18th century maps of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts published in the United States. To fit the page, Berkshire and Hampshire counties have been lopped off and placed as an inset in the lower left corner of the map. A nice map of Massachusetts in 1796.
Reference: Wheat & Brun: 218.



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