A New and Correct Plan of the Town of Boston.

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Map shows late-colonial Boston, Massachusetts street names, building locations, ferries, wharves, fortifications, and "the Common." "Charles Town in Ruins" is depicted in the upper part of the map. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given. Map comes from The Gentleman's Magazine, v. 45, Oct. 1775.

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1 map : 27 x 19 cm.

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Aitken, Robert, 1735-1802 1775.

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Map shows late-colonial Boston, Massachusetts street names, building locations, ferries, wharves, fortifications, and "the Common." "Charles Town in Ruins" is depicted in the upper part of the map. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given. Map comes from The Gentleman's Magazine, v. 45, Oct. 1775.

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1 map : 27 x 19 cm.

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By Robert Aitken; no engraver's signature.

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  • 1775

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Aitken, Robert, 1735-1802. A New and Correct Plan of the Town of Boston., map, 1775; [London, England]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth192599/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.