Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Maine: with portions of New Hampshire, New Brunswick & Canada

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Title
Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Maine: with portions of New Hampshire, New Brunswick & Canada
Additional title: Colton's railroad and township map of the state of Maine
Additional title: Railroad & township map of the state of Maine
Additional title: Map of the state of Maine
Names
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Creator)
J.H. Colton & Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Maine

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1856
Place: 172 William St., New York
Publisher: J.H. Colton and Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5007
Topics
Railroads -- Maine
Maine
Maine -- Administrative and political divisions
New Hampshire
New Brunswick
Canada
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Shows counties, cities, towns, roads, railroads, and notable physical features.
Content: Relief represented by hachures.
Content: Prime meridian: Greenwich and Washington, D.C.
Content: Map includes an elaborate foliate boder, population census of the state of Maine for 1790 to 1850, and state of Maine area in square milles or acres.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1853, by J.H. Colton & Co., in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 90 x 70 cm, on sheet 103 x 90 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy is divided into 2 sheets 53 x 90 cm, or smaller
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 963842657
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644834
Other local Identifier: US081.4.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fa1fdfd0-a44e-0134-660e-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1800: Creator Born
  • 1856: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Maine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1856. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/10470d00-0b58-0135-9a3e-57ad39753851

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Maine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/10470d00-0b58-0135-9a3e-57ad39753851

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1856). Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Maine Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/10470d00-0b58-0135-9a3e-57ad39753851

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Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Maine