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Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania : exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.

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Title
Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania : exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.
Names
Burr, David H. (1803-1875 ) (Cartographer)
Arrowsmith, John (1790-1873 ) (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839
Place Term: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: S.n.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-423
Topics
New Jersey
Pennsylvania
Canals -- New Jersey
Canals -- Pennsylvania
New Jersey -- Maps
Pennsylvania -- Maps
Post roads -- New Jersey
Post roads -- Pennsylvania
Postal service -- New Jersey
Postal service -- Pennsylvania
Railroads -- New Jersey
Railroads -- Pennsylvania
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content : "Entered according to act of Congress, July 10th, 1839, by David H. Burr in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Columbia."

Content : Also shows drainage, county boundaries, cities and towns.

Content : In lower right margin: John Arrowsmith.

Content : Part of a series of maps described in Ristow's American maps and mapmakers, p. 106.

Content : Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Content : Relief shown by hachures.

Citation/reference : LC Railroad maps, 255

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

Statement of Responsibility: By David H. Burr (late topographer to the Post Office), geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 89 x 122 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 5572103
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14933998
UUID: 1a0ce930-c52b-012f-c2df-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1839: Issued
  • 1875: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania : exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efb3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania : exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 13, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efb3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1839). Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania : exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efb3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Map of New Jersey and Pennsylvania : exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.