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Plan of Templeton made by Jason Lamb, dated 1830

Plan of Templeton made by Jason Lamb, dated 1830

Item Information

Title:
Plan of Templeton made by Jason Lamb, dated 1830
Surveyor:
Lamb, Jason
Date:
1830
Format:
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Massachusetts Archives
Collection (local):
Massachusetts. Office of the Secretary of State
Series:
Town plans, 1830
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Templeton
Extent:
1 map : mounted on linen ; 51 x 77 cm
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Notes:
For the compilation of a more accurate state map, each town in Massachusetts (and the city of Boston) was required by Resolves 1829, c 50 to make a town plan based on a survey no more than five years old, to be submitted to the state secretary's office. Plans, to be drawn on a scale of one hundred rods to the inch, were to include the following information: rivers, waterways, public and private roads, places of public worship, courthouses, other public buildings, distance from town center to county shire town and to Boston, bridges and ferries, falls, ponds, shores, harbors, islands, mountains and hills, mills and manufactories, mines, iron works, meadows, and woodlands.
Scale:
1:19,800
Identifier:
v.3:p.16
no.2145