Post route map of the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland and of the District of Columbia, with adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia

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Title
Post route map of the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland and of the District of Columbia, with adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
Poole, C. H. (Draftsman)
McClelland, D. (Engraver)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5125
Topics
Post roads -- Middle Atlantic States
Postal service -- Middle Atlantic States
Pennsylvania
New Jersey
Delaware
Maryland
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of postmaster general Alex W. Randall and second asst. postmaster general Geo. Wm. McLellan, by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept., 1869 ; drawn by C.H. Poole ; engraved by D. McClelland, Washn., D.C.
Content: Shows counties, towns, cities, railroads, and rivers.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
Content: Inset: Postal service of the eastern shore of Virginia and Maryland and connections with Norfolk and with the lower peninsulas of Virginia.
Content: Includes notes and tables: Explanation of mail service -- General statistics -- Distances computed by the shortest mail routes and from the terminal post offices.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : hand colored ; 135 x 153 cm, sheets 77 x 84 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 966681662
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646163
Folder number: US198.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fe0c2730-c0a5-0134-9bc0-00505686a51c
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

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland and of the District of Columbia, with adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/123cc1d0-c0a6-0134-0441-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland and of the District of Columbia, with adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/123cc1d0-c0a6-0134-0441-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1874). Post route map of the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland and of the District of Columbia, with adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/123cc1d0-c0a6-0134-0441-00505686a51c

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Post route map of the states of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland and of the District of Columbia, with adjacent parts of New York, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia