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Ensign's Travellers' guide and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c.

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Names
Wells, J. (Engraver)
Phelps & Ensign (Publisher)
Phelps & Squire (Publisher)
T. & E. H. Ensign (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1845
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Published by T. & E.H. Ensign,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-479
Topics
Transportation -- United States
United States -- Distances, etc. --
United States -- Distances, etc. -- Maps --
United States -- Maps, Tourist --
Notes
Content : Includes insets: Vicinity of Niagara Falls -- North part of Maine -- Vicinity of New York -- Vicinity of Philadelphia -- Vicinity of Boston -- South part of Florida -- Vicinity of Baltimore -- Vicinity of New Orleans -- Vicinity of Mobile -- Vicinity of Cincinnati -- Vicinity of St. Louis -- Vicinity of Charleston -- Vicinity of Pittsburg -- Vicinity of Chicago -- Vicinity of Detroit -- Vicinity of Washington.

Content : Text title: Phelps & Ensign's traveller's guide through the United States : containing stage, steamboat, canal and rail-road routes, with the distances from place to place : illustrated by a new and accurate map of the United States. New York : Phelps & Ensign, No. 7 Bowery.

Content : "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1837 by Phelps & Squire, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court, of the Southern District, of the state of New York."

Content : Distances from point to point shown on roads.

Content : Map within decorative borders.

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

Content : Prime meridian: Washington.

Content : Relief shown by hachures.

Statement of Responsibility: Engraved on steel by J. Wells, Brooklyn, L.I.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 40 x 54 cm. folded in leather cover 14 x 9 cm. + text (53 p. ; 14 cm.)
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 45699951
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14952382
UUID: eb0b4c50-c52a-012f-82ba-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1845: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Ensign's Travellers' guide and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1845. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efd3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Ensign's Travellers' guide and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 18, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efd3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1845). Ensign's Travellers' guide and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efd3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Ensign's Travellers' guide and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c.