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Names
Lay, Amos (d. 1851 )
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1827
Place Term: New York
Publisher: A. Lay
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 85-3135 [Filed with 1832]
Topics
Ontario
Québec (Province)
United States
Notes
Content : Relief shown by hachures.

Content : Hand colored.

Content : Shows county boundaries.

Content : Shows part of southern Canada.

Content : Includes "Statistical table of the United States" and table of "Population of Upper and Lower Canada."

Content : Inset: Florida.

Content : Prime meridians: Washington, Greenwich.

Content : Originally dissected to fold, mounted on 4 sheets of linen, 67 x 77 cm., edged with cloth.

Statement of Responsibility: Compiled from the latest and best authorities and actual surveys by Amos Lay, geographer and map publisher ; engraved by O.H. & D.S. Throop & Wm. Chapin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : col., dissected and mounted on 6 sheets, encapsulated in mylar ; 134 x 156 cm., sheets 67 x 53 cm. or smaller.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : NYPG86-M286
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b11070797
UUID: d8d94a90-c52a-012f-c464-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1827: Copyright date
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Lay's map of the United States" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-e539-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Lay's map of the United States" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 28, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-e539-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. Lay's map of the United States Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-e539-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Lay's map of the United States