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The travellers guide, or, Map of the roads, canals & rail roads of the United States, with the distances from place to place

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Names
Tanner, Henry Schenck (1786-1858 )
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1836
Place Term: Philadelphia :
Publisher: Published by H.S. Tanner, 144 Chestnut St.,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5286 [Filed flat with U.S. 1834 ; related work in Map Div. 86-3213]
Topics
Canals -- United States
Railroads -- United States
Roads -- United States
Transportation -- United States
United States -- Distances, etc. -- Maps --
United States -- Maps, Tourist --
Notes
Content : "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1834, by H.S. Tanner, in the Clerk's Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

Content : From Tanner's American traveller, or, Guide through the United States, 2nd ed. 1836.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.

Content : Relief shown by hachures.

Content : Insets: Pottsville, &c. -- Environs of Pittsburg -- Cincinnati -- Louisville, &c. -- New Orleans -- Hudson River -- Environs of Montreal -- Albany, Saratoga, &c. -- Falls of Niagara &c. -- Environs of Quebec -- Environs of Providence -- Environs of Boston -- Environs of Richmond -- Environs of New York -- Environs of Charleston -- Baltimore & Washington -- Environs of Philadelphia.

Statement of Responsibility: By H.S. Tanner.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 48 x 58 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 47218861
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15076587
UUID: e0bed6a0-c52a-012f-fde8-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1786: Creator Born
  • 1836: Issued
  • 1858: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The travellers guide, or, Map of the roads, canals & rail roads of the United States, with the distances from place to place" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1836. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The travellers guide, or, Map of the roads, canals & rail roads of the United States, with the distances from place to place" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1836). The travellers guide, or, Map of the roads, canals & rail roads of the United States, with the distances from place to place Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee77-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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The travellers guide, or, Map of the roads, canals & rail roads of the United States, with the distances from place to place