Preliminary post route map of the state of Louisiana : with adjacent parts of Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas

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Title
Preliminary post route map of the state of Louisiana : with adjacent parts of Mississippi, Arkansas and Texas
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
Jewell, Marshall, 1825-1883 (Associated name)
Routt, John Long, 1826-1907 (Associated name)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Louisiana

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1878 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: P. O. Dept.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-6002
Topics
Postal service -- Louisiana
Railroads -- Louisiana
Louisiana
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Marshall Jewell and Second Asst. Postmaster General John L. Routt by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept.
Content: Shows railroads, post routes and frequency of delivery.
Date: "The first edition was issued in 1874."
Date: "The service on this diagram brought up to date of December 1st, 1878."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 93 x 54 cm ; NYPL Map Div. copy divided into 2 sheets, 48 x 55 cm, or smaller
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 982128533
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644809
Folder number: US079.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 13be0b30-1265-0135-cae8-0a7fc8f1db64
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

  • 1878: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary post route map of the state of Louisiana " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1878. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/22249f90-1265-0135-a022-6d35ce267552

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary post route map of the state of Louisiana " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/22249f90-1265-0135-a022-6d35ce267552

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1878). Preliminary post route map of the state of Louisiana Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/22249f90-1265-0135-a022-6d35ce267552

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Preliminary post route map of the state of Louisiana