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Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the public lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the lakes and on the seaboard.

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Names
United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Lands (Publisher)
Breese, Sidney (1800-1878 ) (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1849
Place Term: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: S.n.,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5295
Topics
Railroads -- United States
Maps --
Notes
Content : "Accompanied with a report from Hon. Sidney Breese, for granting land to the state of Illinois to aid in the completion of her rail roads."

Content : "Printed by order of the Senate of the United States the 9th Sess. 31st Congress 1848-9."

Content : Description derived from published bibliography.

Content : Includes tables of travel times.

Content : National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.

Content : Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads.

Content : Railroad lines hand col. in red ink.

Citation/reference : LC Railroad maps, 13

Citation/reference : Phillips. Maps of America, p. 899

Content: NYPL copy lacks pieces of map on the lower left corner.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. 57 x 92 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 42763098
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15107707
UUID: ef6d5740-c52a-012f-c0a0-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1849: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the public lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the lakes and on the seaboard." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1849. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0da-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the public lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the lakes and on the seaboard." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0da-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1849). Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the public lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the lakes and on the seaboard. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-f0da-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the public lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the lakes and on the seaboard.