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Title
Map of the United States with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions
Names
Tanner, Henry Schenck (1786-1858 ) (Engraver)
Melish, John (1771-1822 ) (Compiler)
Vallance, J. (John) (1770-1823) (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1816
Place: Philadelphia
Publisher: Published by John Melish
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-11488
Topics
North America
United States
United States -- Maps
North America -- Maps
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: "Entered according to act of Congress the 6th day of June 1816."
Content: [Heading West ; 15]
Content: Includes statistical table and inset map of the West Indies.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: NYPL copy has statistical table and bookplate of Thomas Gordon pasted on verso.
Content: Prime meridians: London and Washington.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Statement of responsibility: compiled from the latest & best authorities by John Melish ; engraved by J. Vallance & H.S. Tanner.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 87 x 141 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 23112330
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15485787
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c87f1f20-c52a-012f-3e40-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1786: Creator Born
  • 1816: Issued
  • 1858: Creator Died
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1816. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/51750881-8596-ecc0-e040-e00a18060b03

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 30, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/51750881-8596-ecc0-e040-e00a18060b03

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1816). Map of the United States with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/51750881-8596-ecc0-e040-e00a18060b03

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the United States with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions