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Title
Map of Buffalo Harbor, N.Y., August 1854
Names
United States. Topographical Bureau (Creator)
Wagner & M'Guigan (Lithographer)
United States. Congress. House (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

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Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. House of Representatives
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-6097
Topics
Harbors -- New York (State) -- Buffalo
Nautical charts -- New York (State) -- Buffalo River
Buffalo River (N.Y.)
New York (State) -- Buffalo
New York (State) -- Buffalo River
Genres
Maps
Nautical charts
Notes
Content: Depths shown by soundings.
Content: Oriented with north toward the upper right.
Content: "Sounding in feet & tenths. Height of water on the scale Aug. 9th 3 12/100 feet, or 0 96/100 below the zero of Capt. Williams in 1839. Wm. H. Pettes, U.S. Agent."
Content: "Copy Topl. Bureau, Octr. 5th, 1854."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 27 x 36 cm, on sheet 31 x 40 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 41230506
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645924
Other local Identifier: US175.2.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1d8f78d0-0bef-0134-1703-00505686a51c
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

  • 1854: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Buffalo Harbor, N.Y., August 1854" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/36394c50-0bef-0134-b3bb-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Buffalo Harbor, N.Y., August 1854" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/36394c50-0bef-0134-b3bb-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). Map of Buffalo Harbor, N.Y., August 1854 Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/36394c50-0bef-0134-b3bb-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of Buffalo Harbor, N.Y., August 1854