Map of Michigan & part of Wisconsin territory : exhibiting the post office, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.

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Title
Map of Michigan & part of Wisconsin territory : exhibiting the post office, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.
Names
Burr, David H., 1803-1875 (Creator)
Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873 (Engraver)
Burr, David H., 1803-1875 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Michigan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: David H. Burr
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5373
Topics
Michigan
Michigan -- Administrative and political divisions
Wisconsin
Wisconsin -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By David H. Burr (late topographer to the Post Office,) geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S. ; John Arrowsmith.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to the act of Congress, July 10th 1839, by David H. Burr, in the clerk's office of the District Court of the District of Columbia."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 459, column 2, no. 6
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:633,600 (W 92°26ʹ--W 82°24ʹ/N 47°00ʹ--N 41°41ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : engraving, hand colored ; 95 x 126 cm ; divided into 2 sheets 67 x 96 cm or smaller
Description
Subject: Map of the state of Michigan, divided into counties up to Gladwin and Arenac counties, with the rest of the area showing drainage. Also includes Wisconsin territory with the southern part shown divided into counties, and the northern part showing drainage and Indian lands. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. and Greenwich.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879770017
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645200
Folder number: US103.2.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 70fd9070-ab8a-0135-9874-47ccbfd893b5
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

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1839: Issued
  • 1875: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Michigan & part of Wisconsin territory " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3c1ed5f0-65d1-0136-be64-4b268ffe5758

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Michigan & part of Wisconsin territory " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3c1ed5f0-65d1-0136-be64-4b268ffe5758

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1839). Map of Michigan & part of Wisconsin territory Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/3c1ed5f0-65d1-0136-be64-4b268ffe5758

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of Michigan & part of Wisconsin territory