Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions

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Title
Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Cartographer)
Jewell, Marshall, 1825-1883 (Creator)
Tyner, James N. (James Noble), 1826-1904 (Creator)
Tiffany, W. C. (Draftsman)
McClelland, D. (Engraver)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Minnesota

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1879 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: Post Office Department, United States of America
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5454
Topics
Postal service -- Minnesota
Post roads -- Minnesota
Railroads -- Minnesota
Minnesota -- Administrative and political divisions
Minnesota
Genres
Maps
Wall maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Marshall Jewell and Second Assistant Postmaster General James N. Tyner by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept. ; drawn by W.C. Tiffany ; engraved by D. McClelland, Washn., D.C.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 528, column 3, no. 1
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:633,600. 10 miles to the inch (W 97°14ʹ--W 89°29ʹ/N 49°23ʹ--N 43°29ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : hand colored ; 143 x 102 cm, sheets 74 x 52 cm or smaller
Description
Shows railroads and the frequency and distance of delivery for each route. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. "The first edition was issued in 1876." "The service on this diagram brought up to date of Jan. 1, 1879."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1014023222
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645281
Folder number: US109.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 35038b50-bd9e-0135-1f68-09526edfa58e
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

  • 1879: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1879. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4d89db80-bd9e-0135-6a9b-1b16c28890ae

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4d89db80-bd9e-0135-6a9b-1b16c28890ae

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1879). Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/4d89db80-bd9e-0135-6a9b-1b16c28890ae

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Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions