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Names
Barker, W. (William) (fl. 1795-1803) (Engraver)
Lewis, Samuel (1753 or 4-1822 ) (Compiler)
Carey, Mathew (1760-1839 ) (Publisher)
Guthrie, William (1708-1770 ) (Engraver)
Smither, James (Engraver)
Collection

Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection of English maps, charts, globes, books and atlases

Atlases

Carey's American atlas.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1809-04
Place Term: Philadelphia
Publisher: Published by Mathew Carey
Date Issued: 1807-04
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6054[LHS 330]
Shelf locator: Map Div. 97-6054 (map 14)[In LHS 330]
Topics
America -- Maps --
Virginia -- Maps --
Notes
Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection ; 330.

Content : Longitude given from Philadelphia; some maps also give longitude from London.

Content : Majority of maps compiled by Samuel Lewis, and many engraved by W. Barker, 1794-1809.

Content : Map numbers on maps do not correspond to the numbers assigned in the contents given on t.p. Maps are bound in the sequence given on t.p.

Content : Most maps have statement: Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthrie's Geography improved.

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

Content : NYPL copy imperfect: maps of South Carolina and Tennessee wanting; map of South America on loose leaf.

Content : NYPL copy provenance: Typed note pasted on front paste-down endpaper: Atlas 1809, used in family of Abraham Staats (1743-1821) of South Bound Brook, N.J.

Content : Relief shown pictorially.

Citation/reference : Variant of Phillips 1173

Content : "Engraved for Carey's American edition of Guthries Geography improved."

Content : In upper right margin: 36.

Content : Lawrence H. Slaughter Collection.

Content : Prime meridians: Philadelphia and London.

Statement of Responsibility: By Samuel Lewis, 1809 ; Smither, sculpt.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 34 x 50 cm., folded to 45 x 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 9611022
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15482980
RLIN/OCLC : 50483160
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15482996
UUID: fea10f80-c5d3-012f-ad78-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1809: Issued
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The state of Virginia : from the best authorities" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1809-04 - 1807-04. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b041-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "The state of Virginia : from the best authorities" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 6, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b041-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1809-04 - 1807-04). The state of Virginia : from the best authorities Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47db-b041-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The state of Virginia : from the best authorities