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A map of part of the N. W. Territory of the United States: compiled from actual surveys, and the best information

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Title
A map of part of the N. W. Territory of the United States: compiled from actual surveys, and the best information
Names
Lewis, Samuel, 1753 or 4-1822 (Compiler)
Barker, W. (William), fl. 1795-1803 (Engraver)
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839 (Author)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1796 (Inferred)
Place: Philadelphia?
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5058
Topics
Land grants -- Ohio -- Maps
Northwest, Old -- Maps
Ohio
United States -- Northwest, Old
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by Samuel Lewis, 1796 ; W. Barker, sculp.
Content: Relief shown pictorially.
Content: Identifies individual land grants in area that would become Ohio.
Content: Prime meridian: Philadelphia. Longitude coordinates expressed here as measured from Greenwich.
Content: Note printed near top center of map indicates map meant to be colored: The plots coloured green are ceded by Treaty of 1795 to the United States.
Content: Appears in some editions of Carey, Mathew. Carey's general atlas and Carey's American atlas.
Content: Scale approximately 1:1,085,000 (W 88°10ʹ--W 79°50ʹ/N 43°00ʹ--N 38°30ʹ)
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 48 x 63 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 918619062
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643865
Other local Identifier: US002.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f708d780-2746-0133-69bd-58d385a7bbd0
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

  • 1796: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of part of the N. W. Territory of the United States" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1796. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/46694750-274a-0133-930b-58d385a7b928

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A map of part of the N. W. Territory of the United States" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 13, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/46694750-274a-0133-930b-58d385a7b928

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1796). A map of part of the N. W. Territory of the United States Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/46694750-274a-0133-930b-58d385a7b928

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A map of part of the N. W. Territory of the United States