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Map of Pennsylvania
Barnes, R. L. (Publisher)
Morris, William E. (William Ellis) (1812-1875 ) (Associated name)
Yeager, E. (Edward) (Engraver)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)




Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1848
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Published by R. L. Barnes, n.e. Corner of Seventh and Market Sts.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-1947
Pennsylvania -- Maps
Content: "Approved by the Philadelphia County Board, under the authority of the legislature."
Content: "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1848, by R.L. Barnes, in the Clerks office of the District Court of the United States in and for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
Content: Includes tables for coal trade, public works and population statistics of all counties. Also includes text and ill.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Shows town boundaries, canals, railroads, and proposed railroads.
Citation/reference: Variant of Phillips. Maps of America, p. 682
Statement of responsibility: constructed from the county surveys authorized by the state, and other original documents ; revised and improved under the supervision of Wm. E. Morris, civil engineer, upon data procured in each county ; engraved by Edwd. Yeager.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 6 sheets : hand col. ; 125 x 186 cm., sheets 67 x 64 cm., or smaller.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 46842983
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15030144
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 74232580-c52b-012f-ec10-3c075448cc4b
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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. "Map of Pennsylvania" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1848.

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Pennsylvania" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 8, 2016.

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1848). Map of Pennsylvania Retrieved from

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Map of Pennsylvania