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Holland, Samuel, 1728-1801



  • Existence: 1728 - 1801-12-28


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

A plan of the island of St. John with the divisions of the counties, parishes, & the lots as granted by government, likewise the soundings round the coast and harbours, approximately 1775

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 3, Section: 1
Identifier: 2019-SC-034-011
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

This collection contains approximately 300 rare printed maps, unique manuscript maps, and published texts collected by Richard H. Brown, which pertain to the American Revolutionary War era.

Dates: approximately 1775

A topographical map of the Province of New Hampshire, 1784

 Item — Drawer 122 : L : 8, Section: 1
Identifier: 2020-IL-001-092
Description This rare map of New Hampshire was prepared from surveys by Samuel Holland - famed engineer who entered British service during the French and Indian War (1754-1763). The map depicts New Hampshire in great detail, illustrating rivers, streams, lakes, elevations, township boundaries, roads, and structures. Two great arcs delineate the boundary of a parcel known as "Mason's Curve." The parcel, owned by John Mason (1586-1635), was originally located between the Merrimack and Kennebeck Rivers,...
Dates: 1784