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Map of the first and second anthracite coal fields in Pennsylvania : embracing Schuylkill County and parts of Carbon, Luzerne, Columbia, Northumberland, Dauphin & Lebanon counties

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Map of the first and second anthracite coal fields in Pennsylvania : embracing Schuylkill County and parts of Carbon, Luzerne, Columbia, Northumberland, Dauphin & Lebanon counties
Names
Sheafer, P. W. (Peter Wenrick) (b. 1819 ) (Cartographer)
Smith, Robert Pearsall (1827-1898 ) (Publisher)
Fisher, Samuel, B. (Cartographer)
Collection

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Pennsylvania

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849 (Questionable)
Place: Philadelphia :
Publisher: Published by Robert P. Smith, 15 Minor St.,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-1948
Topics
Pennsylvania
Anthracite coal -- Pennsylvania
Coal mines and mining -- Pennsylvania
Railroads -- Pennsylvania
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: "Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1849 by R.P. Smith in the Clerk's Office of the District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Insets: Plan of Pottsville -- Plan of the borough of Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania -- Map showing the several avenues to market from the anthracite coal fields, with their distances &c. -- Map of post towns and post routes with intermediate distances, also distances from Washington, D.C.
Content: Shows railroads.
Statement of responsibility: by Saml. B. Fisher & P.W. Sheafer.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets : hand col. : 93 x 192 cm., sheets 98 x 99 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 46794663
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15025190
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7738dfe0-c52b-012f-8798-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1849: 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 the first and second anthracite coal fields in Pennsylvania : embracing Schuylkill County and parts of Carbon, Luzerne, Columbia, Northumberland, Dauphin & Lebanon counties" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f062-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the first and second anthracite coal fields in Pennsylvania : embracing Schuylkill County and parts of Carbon, Luzerne, Columbia, Northumberland, Dauphin & Lebanon counties" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f062-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1849). Map of the first and second anthracite coal fields in Pennsylvania : embracing Schuylkill County and parts of Carbon, Luzerne, Columbia, Northumberland, Dauphin & Lebanon counties Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f062-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Map of the first and second anthracite coal fields in Pennsylvania : embracing Schuylkill County and parts of Carbon, Luzerne, Columbia, Northumberland, Dauphin & Lebanon counties