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Names
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus) (1792-1868) (Publisher)
Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) (fl. 1757-1797 ) (Engraver)
Dankworth, Frederick (b. ca. 1804 ) (Engraver)
Haines, D. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1834
Place Term: Philadelphia :
Publisher: Published by S. Augustus Mitchell,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5240
Topics
United States --
Canals -- United States
United States -- Maps --
Notes
Content : Insets: Vicinity of Albany -- Vicinity of the Falls of Niagara -- Vicinity of Boston -- Vicinity of New York -- Vicinity of Philadelphia -- Vicinity of Baltimore and Washington -- Vicinity of Charleston -- Vicinity of New Orleans -- Map of North America, including all the recent geographical discoveries.

Content : Includes decorative cartouche, "Distances on the Erie and Champlain canals," "Length of the principal canals in the United States," "Comparative heights of the principal mountains and hills, of the United States," "Comparative lengths of the principal rivers of the United States," statistical tables of the United States and North America.

Content : "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the Clerks Office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, October 10th 1834 by S. Augustus Mitchell."

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: By J.H. Young ; engraved by J.H. Young, D. Haines & F. Dankworth.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 107 x 84 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 47808884
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15112754
UUID: dbc4ec30-c52a-012f-6b53-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1792: Creator Born
  • 1834: Issued
  • 1868: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1834. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0c2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0c2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1834). Map of the United States Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0c2-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the United States