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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
Ensigns & Thayer (Publisher)
Phelps & Ensign
Wells, J. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1848
Place Term: New York :
Publisher: Published by Ensigns & Thayer, 36 Ann Street,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5132
Topics
Transportation -- United States
United States -- Distances, etc. -- Maps --
United States -- Maps, Tourist --
Notes
Content : 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 : "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1840 by Phelps & Ensign, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District, of the State of New York."

Content : Accompanied by sheet (25 x 105 cm.) with ill. of scenes from American history and ports.

Content : Distances from point to point shown on roads.

Content : Includes decorative borders, diagrams of chief rivers and mountains, ancilliary world map and text of Declaration of Independence with ill.

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 76 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 47233447
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15079195
UUID: edb13d80-c52a-012f-d2d5-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1848: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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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. 1848. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f08d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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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 July 8, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f08d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1848). 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-f08d-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.