Property map drawn in black ink and hand-colored to outline bodies of water. The handwritten inscription reads: “The plan from which the above was copied is in State Land Office at Bangor and on it are the following explanations: A plan from ranges of townships north of the Bingham Lottery Lands and between Penobscot river and Schoodic river and lakes and several townships and parts of townships in the seventh, eighth and ninth ranges of townships in the old Indian Purchase, made by order of the Commissioners under the Act of Separation:—and is compiled from former surveys made under the authority of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and surveys made by order of said commissioners in 1822. Dated at Boston. December 26th in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and twenty-two. (signed) Silas Holman. Daniel Rose. Scale 600 rods to one inch. July 10, 1874.
From Gardner Family Papers, 1830-1939. John Gardner (1801-1888), was the principal surveyor in Calais, Maine. His son, Benjamin E. Gardner (1869-1939), a civil engineer and land surveyor took over for his father and worked most frequently with local attorneys doing land title research.
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Gardner, John; Holman, Silas; and Rose, Daniel, "Map Range First. Amherst Academy Grant. Lenox Academy Grant." (1874). Maine Bicentennial. 32.