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Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities.

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Title
Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities.
Names
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) (1792-1868)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839
Place: Philadelphia :
Publisher: Published by S. Augustus Mitchell :
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5171
Topics
Canals -- United States
Railroads -- United States
Roads -- United States
United States -- Distances, etc. -- Maps
United States -- Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1835 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerk's Office. of the eastern district of Pennsylvania."
Content: Includes distance table.
Content: Insets: Environs of Niagara Falls -- Environs of Baltimore and Washington -- Environs of Charleston -- Environs of Hartford and New Haven -- Environs of Albany -- Environs of Boston -- Environs of New York -- Environs of Philadelphia.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 44 x 58 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 47781090
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15108647
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e3b9f3e0-c52a-012f-6217-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1792: Creator Born
  • 1839: Issued
  • 1868: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0a5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0a5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1839). Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0a5-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Mitchell's map of the United States : showing the principal travelling turnpike and common roads, on which are given the distances in miles from one place to another, also the courses of the canals & rail roads throughout the country, carefully compiled from the best authorities.