Woodstock, New York: 1866. Manuscript Survey and Map of the Premises of Dr. Thomas C [Colman] Montgomery, Main Street Woodstock, Ulster County, New York 1866. 1pp. 7.75 x 9.75 inches.
Single sheet of white lined paper with deckle left edge. Folded into quarters. Clean. Near Fine Condition.
Survey of the Premises of Dr. Thomas C [Colman] Montgomery Main Street Woodstock, New York by Jeremiah Purpose on behalf of the Pacific Fire Insurance Company, April 14th, 1866.
Fire insurance companies in the 19th century began producing specialized maps with current and detailed information about the properties the companies insured. The best known were those maps produced by the Sanborn Map Company.
This charming single page map from 1866 was produced to document the properties of Dr. Thomas Colman Montgomery of Woodstock, New York--complete with .5 x .5-inch woodblock stamps to indicate existing buildings. A nifty ephemeral remnant of a bygone era of Americana. Item #412