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Gleason, John (fl. 1796-1811) [Copy of a survey map of land sold by Henry Knox to B. Joy of Boston]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10341 Author/Creator: Gleason, John (fl. 1796-1811) Place Written: s.l. Type: Map Date: 9 December 1801 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 37.7 x 45.9 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10341 Author/Creator: Gleason, John (fl. 1796-1811) Place Written: s.l. Type: Map Date: 9 December 1801 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 37.7 x 45.9 cm.

Summary of Content: Gleason and Robert Houston sign as surveyors. Depicts 16,340 acres of Waldo Patent land flanked by these notations: "Green, Waldo Heirs, Knox, Belfast, Northport, Lincolnville, and Bonapartte." A list of names is written in pencil within the area of land depicted. Date reflects survey date. Measurements indicate the size of this map unfolded; map is stored folded, measuring 37.7 x 23.5 cm.

People: Gleason, John, Jr., 1758-1822
Houston, Robert, 1765-1824
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: SurveyingImmigration and MigrationLand TransactionWaldo Patent

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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