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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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Title
Ensign's Travellers' guide and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c.
Names
Ensigns & Thayer (Publisher)
Phelps & Ensign (Associated name)
Wells, J. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1848
Place: 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
Genres
Maps
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.
Statement of responsibility: "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.
Funding: 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
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 47233447
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15079195
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): edb13d80-c52a-012f-d2d5-3c075448cc4b
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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. "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 August 29, 2016. 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.