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Map of the city of Boston showing major public buildings, theaters, temples, museums, churches and hotels.

Shows boundaries of Wards 1-10 and 11 (incomplete); Ward 12 (South Boston) not shown.

Relief shown by hachures.

Prime meridian: London and Washington.

Reference in lower left corner. "Entered according to the Act of Congress ... in the year 1842 by S.N. Dickinson ... District Court of Massachusetts."

Includes "Reference" (index) to 21 numbered public buildings, markets, theaters, hotels, and printer's place of business (Dickinson's Printing Establishment & Type & Stereotype Foundry, 52 Washington Street).

"The Boston Almanac for the year 1842" vol. 1 no.7. "Published by Thomas Groom & Co, Stationers' Hall, 82 State Street, Boston, Mass."