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A diagram of the United States : shewing the bearings and distances of the principal places from Washington, and from each other, with a scale of time

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Names
Melish, John (1771-1822 ) (Cartographer)
Goodrich, Andrew Thompson (1789-1845 ) (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1825
Place Term: New York
Publisher: A.T. Goodrich
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5290 [Filed with United States, 1825; text in Map Div. 88-2015]
Topics
United States -- Charts, diagrams, etc. --
United States -- Distances, etc. -- Maps --
Notes
Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : Prime meridian: Washington.

Content : From John Melish's Traveller's directory through the United States, 1825

Statement of Responsibility: Prepared for the Travellers directory by John Melish.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 26 x 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 47907345
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15179998
UUID: d06aad40-c52a-012f-49af-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1771: Creator Born
  • 1822: Creator Died
  • 1825: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A diagram of the United States : shewing the bearings and distances of the principal places from Washington, and from each other, with a scale of time" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1825. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee78-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A diagram of the United States : shewing the bearings and distances of the principal places from Washington, and from each other, with a scale of time" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 30, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee78-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1825). A diagram of the United States : shewing the bearings and distances of the principal places from Washington, and from each other, with a scale of time Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee78-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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A diagram of the United States : shewing the bearings and distances of the principal places from Washington, and from each other, with a scale of time