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Catalog Number 1949.157.004
Object Name Plat
Title Plat of the City of Detroit as Laid Out by the Govr. and Judges
Scope & Content One lithograph copy of a plat map entitled "Plat of the City of Detroit as Laid Out by the Govr. and Judges." The plat is printed in black ink on white paper and shows the layout of property lines, lot lines, and right-of-way lines in downtown Detroit. Lot numbers, lot dimensions, right-of-way dimensions, and street names are also shown. Bearings are shown along the right-of-way lines of several principal streets including Michigan Avenue, Washington Grand Avenue, Miami Avenue, Monroe Avenue, Jefferson Avenue, and Woodward Avenue. The plat was drawn at a scale of 1 inch = 250 feet. A note in the lower left corner shows "I certify that this Plat contains a correct Plan of the City of Detroit so far as the materials in my possession have enabled me to prepare the same. Detroit, Jany. 8th 1831, Wayne County, Mich. Terry., John Farmer." Small printed text in the lower right corner shows "Bowen & Co., Lith., Philada."
Date 1831
People Farmer, John
Extent of Description 14" x 21"
Collection General History
Search Terms Plats
Plat Maps
Downtown
Bowen & Company