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Mitchell's travellers guide through the United States : a map of the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes &c.

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Names
Haines, D. (Engraver)
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) (1792-1868) (Publisher)
Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) (fl. 1757-1797 ) (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1841
Place Term: Philadelphia :
Publisher: Published by S. Augustus Mitchell :
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-478
Topics
Transportation -- United States
United States -- Distances, etc. --
United States -- Maps, Tourist --
Notes
Content : Text title: Mitchell's traveller's guide through the United States, containing the principal cities, towns &c. alphabetically arranged : together with the stage, steam-boat, canal, and railroad routes, with the distances, in miles, from place to place : illustrated by an accurate map of the United States.

Content : "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1834 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerks Office of the District Court, of the Eastern District, of Pennsylvania."

Content : Covers the U.S. as far west as the western border of Missouri.

Content : Gordon Lester Ford Collection.

Content : Includes insets : Vicinity of Boston -- Vicinity of New York -- Vicinity of Philadelphia -- Vicinity of Baltimore and Washington -- Vicinity of Charleston -- Vicinity of Cincinnati -- Vicinity of Albany -- Vicinity of the falls of Niagara.

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

Content : Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.

Statement of Responsibility: By J.H. Young ; engraved on steel by J.H. Young & D. Haines.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 42 x 52 cm., folded in leather cover 14 x 9 cm. + text (78 p. ; 13 cm.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 35166636
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14952383
UUID: e779da00-c52a-012f-5302-3c075448cc4b

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  • 1841: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Mitchell's travellers guide through the United States : a map of the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes &c." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1841. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efd2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Mitchell's travellers guide through the United States : a map of the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes &c." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 21, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efd2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1841). Mitchell's travellers guide through the United States : a map of the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes &c. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efd2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Mitchell's travellers guide through the United States : a map of the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes &c.