A map of Schuylkill County, Penna. Additional title: Sheafer's map of Schuylkill County, 1855
NamesSheafer, P. W. (Peter Wenrick), 1819- (Creator)Barnes, Rufus L. (Publisher)T. Sinclair's Lith. (Lithographer)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1855 (Inferred)Place: No. 6 South 7th Street, PhiladelphiaPublisher: Published & sold by R.L. Barnes
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5162
TopicsLandowners -- Pennsylvania -- Schuylkill CountyCoal trade -- Pennsylvania -- Schuylkill CountyCoal tradeSchuylkill County (Pa.)Pennsylvania -- Schuylkill County
NotesStatement of responsibility: By P.W. Sheafer, civil & mining engineer Pottsville, Pa., April 1855.Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1855 by P.W. Sheafer in the clerks office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Penna."Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)Content: Scale approximately 1:100,000 (W 76°42'05"--W 75°45'27"/N 40°56'59"--N 40°29'43").Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 9, page 68, column b, no. 5
Physical DescriptionLithographsExtent: 1 map : hand colored ; 48 x 82 cm, folded in cover 16 x 11 cmNYPL Map Div. copy flattened, encapsulated in mylar with cover
DescriptionSubject: Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, with each town, railroads and points of interest noted. Shows locations of landowners in each town. Includes locations of coal mines, tables of distances, statistics, post offices, telegraph and railroads. Relief shown by hachures. Oriented with north to the upper right. Has coal-mining statistics from 1854 pasted inside cover.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 969094449NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646200Folder number: US204.1.04Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 040ddbf0-3261-0135-fea1-0fb1c08fef76
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