Blue print copy of properties of Plan of Alexander (previously Township No. 16). The map includes no scale. Handwritten caption reads: “The black dotted lines were run by B. R. Jones in 1807 & 8. The principal line were then run ten degrees to the left of the cardinal points. At present (1842) the same lines range eight degrees to the left of said points by the magnet. Dennysville, March 15, 1842 (signed) Benj. R. Jones. Copied by R. V. H. Sept. 16, 1843. B.E.G. May 31, 1901.
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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Jones, Benjamin R. and Gardner, Benjamin E., "Plan of Alexander, No. 16" (1901). Maine Bicentennial. 36.