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

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840
Place Term: New York :
Publisher: Published by Phelps & Ensign,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5147
Topics
Transportation -- United States
United States -- Distances, etc. -- Maps --
United States -- Maps, Tourist --
Notes
Content : Distances from point to point shown on roads.

Content : Includes note and 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 : Map within decorative borders.

Content : NYPL copy has ill., ports. of George Washington and King Philip , and 5 scenes from American history pasted at the bottom of the map.

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. ; 41 x 77 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 47017064
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15050957
UUID: e65dc7e0-c52a-012f-1a41-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1840: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Phelps & 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. 1840. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f099-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Phelps & 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 29, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f099-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1840). Phelps & 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-f099-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Phelps & Ensign's travellers' guide, and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c.