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Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola : and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies

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Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola : and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies

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Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola : and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies
Names
United States. Congress. House (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1848
Place: Washington?
Publisher: s.n.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5296 [Filed with U.S. Railroads, 1847-8]
Topics
Railroads -- United States
Trade routes -- North America
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. The southern portion of map indicates proposed shipping routes to points in the West Indies and Middle America. This is one of the earliest small-scale government maps to show a railroad network. [From published bibliography]
Funding: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Date: NYPL copy has written in ink below title: 1847-8.
Content: Railroad lines hand col. in red and green ink.
Citation/reference: LC Railroad maps, 11
Statement of responsibility: prepared by order of the House of Representatives of the United States, 1st sess., 30th Con.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 123 x 91 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 5496196
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15129084
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ec8f6e50-c52a-012f-6720-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1848: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola : and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1848. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee7c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola : and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee7c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1848). Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola : and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-ee7c-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States and their connection as proposed with the harbor of Pensacola : and its relative position to the various important ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic coast and in the West Indies