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South 32 Deg. East 181 Rods



No. 79

W.4d.S 66 Rods


North 32 Dg. West 147 Rods


A Plan of Land Containing Fifty acres with two acres added
for Roads Laid out to Satisfy the Draft No. 79 in the
third Division of Land in FallTown So Called the N.E. Corner
Stands 11 Rods S.32d. E. of the S. Line of Fairweather farme
So Called & Runs W.4d. S. 66 Rods and is otherwise Delineated
as in the Plan-- Note that the Lines of the above said
Plan Enclose a Meadow Lot Containing Seven Acres
which makes the whole contain fifty nine acres--
Surveyed by Ebenr Shelden Jnr.

Noah Wright } Comtee
John Burk

Copey Examd by

Joseph Barnard Prop.ts Clerk---

(c) Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield MA. All rights reserved.
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Falltown, the place where around 50 acres of land were surveyed in 1740, is now called Bernardston, Massachusetts, and is about 15 miles from Deerfield. The plot of land was granted to Joseph Barnard (1717-1785) of Deerfield, who then made a contract with the surveyor Ebenezer Sheldon, Jr. (b.1715) of Bernardston, to draw the plot, with latitude and longitude included.


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Plot plan of land owned by Joseph Barnard

cartographer   Ebenezer Sheldon, Jr.
date   c. 1740
location   Bernardston, Massachusetts
height   8.75"
width   7.5"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Maps/Cadastral
accession #   #L99.172

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