Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c.

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Names
Burr, David H. (1803-1875 ) (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839
Place Term: London
Publisher: David Burr
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-1871
Topics
New York (N.Y.) --
Canals -- New York (State)
New York (State) -- Maps --
Railroads -- New York (State)
New York (N.Y.) -- Maps --
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content : Description derived from published bibliography.

Citation/reference : LC Railroad maps, 259

Content : Detailed map showing relief by hachures, drainage, township and county boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, and railroads.

Content : From the author's American Atlas (London, J. Arrowsmith, 1839)

Content : Inset: City and county of New-York, Brooklyn, Williamsburg & Jersey City. 71 x 24 cm.

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. ; 91 x 124 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 42953703
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15044473
UUID: a70f9920-c5a6-012f-fb04-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1839: Issued
  • 1875: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f034-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f034-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1839). Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f034-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Map of New York exhibiting the post offices, post roads, canals, rail roads &c.