|Scope & Content||
Map shows the profile of the hill between the Salem Iron Factory and Wilson's Corner. The proposal to grade the hill on what was then Liberty Street Hill and is now located on present day Pulaski Street. The map was created by John W. Proctor of Danvers in 1850.
Liberty Street Hill is present day Pulaski Street.
Entire map states:
Profile Of Hill Between Salem Iron Factory And Wilson's Corner.
Horizontal Scale 100 Feet to an Inch.
Perpendicular Scale 10 Feet To An Inch.
Taken from the plan by F. W. Landers with a modification of the grading reducing the expense more than half as proposed by J. W. Proctor of Danvers on June 21st, 1850.
Part of the plan reads "To be graded so as not to rise 4 feet in 100 feet, and to be completely to the acceptance of the co. comprs. (?) at an expense not exceeding $1200 on condition that I can have care of completing the same satisfactory security to be given for the completion of the contract. June 24, 1850. J. W. Proctor.
Entire elevation to be 82 feet above the culvert in the valley.
|Access Conditions||Restricted to use in Sutton Room or Research Room.|
|Creator||John W. Proctor|
|Title||Profile of the Hill Between the Salem Iron Factory and Wilson's Corner.|
|Level of description||Item|
|Copyrights||All copyrights belong to the Peabody Institute Library, Peabody, MA|
|Collection||Local History Resource Center|
|Size||12" x 40"|