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MAP #: 377LB.07

CARTOGRAPHER : LAKE, GRIFFING & STEVENSON [PUBLISHER]

DATE: 1877

SHORT TITLE : CHESTERTOWN KENT Co.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : SCALE 10 RODS TO AN INCH (CENTER TOP). "26" (TOP LEFT). "27" (TOP RIGHT). NORTH POINTING ARROW (BOTTOM RIGHT). TABLE OF CHESTERTOWN BUSINESS REFERENCES (LEFT, 3 COLUMNS). THE MAP EXTENDS THROUGH THE NEAT LINES ON THE TOP AND BOTTOM. LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1877
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : PHILADELPHIA
PUBLISHER : LAKE, GRIFFING & STEVENSON
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 61.4 X 37.5 (BETWEEN NEAT LINES) CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : 89.0 X 68.5 (BOOK OPEN) CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 1,980
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 1O RODS = 1 INCH
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-264(7)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : H022-DH2Q*
REGION CATEGORY : DETAILED MAP OF PART OF THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA (2)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : CITY/COUNTY ATLAS (6)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : NE
RELIEF SHOWN ? : NO
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : PLAIN (2)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s : 377LB.01-377LB.14
BEST INFO SOURCE : MATHEWS IS THE BEST ON THE ATLAS. NONE FOUND ON THE MAP.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP COVERS THE TOWN LAYOUT OF CHESTERTOWN, MARYLAND, IN THE FOURTH ELECTION DISTRICT OF KENT COUNTY, MARYLAND. STREETS ARE DRAWN AND NAMED AS ARE RAILROADS, WHARVES, FACTORIES AND LAND OWNERSHIP DATA. THERE ARE MANY LOCAL DETAILS AND NAMES GIVEN. RESIDENCES AND OTHER BUILDINGS ARE SHOWN TO SCALE AS ARE CHURCHES, STORES AND OTHER PUBLIC BUILDINGS. THE BUSINESS REFERENCE TABLE FOR CHESTERTOWN NAMES THE PROPRIETOR AND HIS GOODS AND/OR SERVICES. THESE REFERENCES WERE PAID FOR THE BUSINESSMEN. THE MAP IS ON PAGES 26 AND 27 OF AN ILLUSTRATED ATLAS OF KENT AND QUEEN ANNE COUNTIES, MARYLAND, PHILADELPHIA: LAKE, GRIFFING & STEVENSON, 1877. THE ATLAS WAS PRINTED BY H. J. TOUDY, 117, 119, AND 121 N. FOURTH STREET, PHILADELPHIA. IT WAS ENGRAVED BY WORLEY & BRACHER, 27 S. 6TH ST., PHILADELPHIA.

MATHEWS NOTES THAT MANY OF THE COUNTY ATLASES OF MARYLAND IN THE 1870S WERE REPRODUCTIONS OF SIMON MARTENET'S WORK, WITH THE AUTHOR'S CONSENT, POSSIBLY ON A ROYALTY BASIS.

D. JACKSON LAKE BECAME A COUNTY ATLAS PUBLISHER IN 1870 AND WAS ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S MOST PROLIFIC. HIS FIRST ATLAS OF A MARYLAND COUNTY WAS OF FREDERICK COUNTY, DONE IN 1873. IN 1877, HIS FIRM, NOW LAKE, GRIFFING & STEVENSON, PUBLISHED ATLASES COVERING 10 COUNTIES IN THE STATE, EIGHT ON THE EASTERN SHORE.

RISTOW STATES THAT LAKE'S ATLASES PRIOR TO 1875 CONTAINED FEW OR NO ILLUSTRATIONS BUT THAT AFTER THAT DATE THEY FOLLOWED THE GENERAL PRACTICE OF HAVING ILLUSTRATIONS OF INDUSTRIAL ESTABLISHMENTS, INTERIORS AND EXTERIORS OF BUSINESSES, FARMSTEADS AND RESIDENCES, PORTRAITS OF LANDOWNERS AND THEIR FAMILIES AND OF OTHER PUBLIC, HISTORIC OR SCENIC PLACES.

DATA IS FROM MATHEWS, PAPENFUSE & COALE AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY OF THIS ATLAS IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : IT IS THOUGHT THAT ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE OF THE ATLAS AND THE MAP WERE ISSUED.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : HUNTINGFIELD HAS THE ATLAS IN WHICH THIS MAP APPEARS. THE ATLAS HAS BEEN REBOUND AND THE PAGES HAVE BEEN ENCAPSULATED IN MYLAR AND DEACIDIFIED. THIS MAP IS IN FAIR CONDITION. PRIOR TO CONSERVATION IT HAD SMALL TEARS PRIMARILY IN THE MARGINS AND WITH SOME BROWNING IN THE MARGINS. THE MAP IS IN COLOR AS ISSUED. THE MAP HAS AN ACQ. # OF H022-DH2Q* AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-264(7).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : MATHEWS, EDWARD B., "BIBLIOGRAPHY & CARTOGRAPHY OF MARYLAND", IN MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY SPECIAL PUBLICATION, VOL. 1, PART IV, BALTIMORE: JOHNS HOPKINS PRESS, 1897, 383; MATHEWS, EDWARD B., "THE MAPS AND MAP- MAKERS OF MARYLAND", IN MARYLAND GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, SPECIAL PUBLICATION VOL. II, PART IIIb, BALTIMORE: JOHNS HOPKINS PRESS, 1898, 447; PAPENFUSE, EDWARD C. & JOSEPH M. COALE III, ATLAS OF HISTORICAL MAPS OF MARYLAND 1608-1908, BALTIMORE: JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1982, 81; REPS, JOHN W., TIDEWATER TOWNS, WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA: COLONIAL WILLIAMSBURG FOUNDATION, 1972, 113-114, FIG. 79 February 18, 1993


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