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Phelps & Ensign's travellers' guide, and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c.

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Title
Phelps & Ensign's travellers' guide, and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c.
Names
Phelps & Ensign (Publisher)
Wells, J. (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840
Place: New York
Publisher: Phelps & Ensign
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-5146 [Map on 2 sheets]
Topics
Transportation -- United States
United States -- Distances, etc. -- Maps
United States -- Maps, Tourist
Genres
Maps
Engravings
Notes
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington.
Content: Distances from point to point shown on roads.
Content: Map within decorative borders.
Content: Includes note and insets: Vicinity of Niagara Falls -- North part of Maine -- Vicinity of New York -- Vicinity of Philadelphia -- Vicinity of Boston -- South part of Florida -- Vicinity of Baltimore -- Vicinity of New Orleans -- Vicinity of Mobile -- Vicinity of Cincinnati -- Vicinity of St. Louis -- Vicinity of Charleston -- Vicinity of Pittsburg -- Vicinity of Chicago -- Vicinity of Detroit -- Vicinity of Washington.
Statement of responsibility: engraved on steel by J. Wells, Brooklyn, L.I.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 41 x 77 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 47017064
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15050957
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e551fa20-c52a-012f-4a92-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1840: 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 & Ensign's travellers' guide, and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f4ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Phelps & Ensign's travellers' guide, and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f4ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1840). Phelps & Ensign's travellers' guide, and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f4ea-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Phelps & Ensign's travellers' guide, and map of the United States : containing the roads, distances, steam boat and canal routes &c.