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Phelps's national map of the United States : a travellers guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union

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Phelps's national map of the United States : a travellers guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union
Names
Smith, William D. (b. ca. 1800) (Engraver)
Atwood, John M. (b. ca. 1818 ) (Engraver)
Phelps, Humphrey (19th cent.) (Cartographer)
Ensigns & Thayer (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1848
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Published by Ensigns & Thayer, 36 Ann Street
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 02-303 [Filed in Show & tell folder]
Topics
United States -- Distances, etc. -- Maps
United States -- Maps, Tourist
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content : Prime meridian: Washington.

Content : "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1845 by H. Phelps in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N. York."

Content : Covers the U.S. as far west as Missouri.

Content : From: Phelps' travelers' guide through the United States. New York, 1848.

Content : Includes illustrated border of portraits of historical figures and state seals.

Content : Insets: N. part of Maine -- Southern part of Florida -- Vicinity of Philadelphia -- Vicinity of Baltimore -- New York -- Boston -- Pittsburg -- St. Louis -- Cincinnati -- Chicago.

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

Content : Shows distances along roads.

Statement of Responsibility: Drawn & engraved by J.M. Atwood, New York ; portraits & st. arms engd. by Wm. D. Smith.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 45 x 56 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 27908973
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15409617
UUID: ee6aa520-c52a-012f-add6-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1848: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Phelps's national map of the United States : a travellers guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1848. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-afe8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Phelps's national map of the United States : a travellers guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 9, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-afe8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1848). Phelps's national map of the United States : a travellers guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-afe8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Phelps's national map of the United States : a travellers guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union