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Colton's map of the United States of America, the British provinces, Mexico and the West Indies: showing the country from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean

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Title
Colton's map of the United States of America, the British provinces, Mexico and the West Indies: showing the country from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean
Names
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: No. 49 Cedar St., New York
Publisher: J.H. Colton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5096
Topics
United States
North America
Mexico
West Indies
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Wall map.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Content: Insets: Map of Central America -- The south eastern part of the West Indies -- Map of Newfoundland.
Content: Includes table of statistics of the United States and table of distances.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress, December, in the year 1846, by Joseph H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court for the Southern District of New York."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 116 x 141 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 5182660
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643903
Other local Identifier: US010.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): e8d0b340-8bcd-0133-a83a-00505686d14e
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1800: Creator Born
  • 1853: Issued
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's map of the United States of America, the British provinces, Mexico and the West Indies" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0d6055d0-8bce-0133-4f54-00505686d14e

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's map of the United States of America, the British provinces, Mexico and the West Indies" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 7, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0d6055d0-8bce-0133-4f54-00505686d14e

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Colton's map of the United States of America, the British provinces, Mexico and the West Indies Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0d6055d0-8bce-0133-4f54-00505686d14e

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Colton's map of the United States of America, the British provinces, Mexico and the West Indies