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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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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 Term: 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 --
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
UUID: e3b9f3e0-c52a-012f-6217-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1792: Creator Born
  • 1839: Issued
  • 1868: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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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 May 5, 2015. 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.