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Boynton, George W. (d. 1884 ) (Engraver)
Weeks, Jordan & Company (Publisher)
Lucas, Fielding (1781-1854 ) (Cartographer)

Maps of North America


United States (except New York)



Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1838 (Questionable)
Place: Boston? :
Publisher: Weeks, Jordan?,
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-497
Delaware -- Maps
Content: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1838 by T.G. Bradford in the Clerks Office of the District Court of Massachusetts."
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Content: Possibly from T.G. Bradford's An illustrated atlas, geographical, statistical and historical of the United States and the adjacent countries. Boston : Weeks, Jordan, [1838]
Content: Prime meridian: Washington.
Citation/reference: Phillips 11028
Statement of responsibility: drawn by F. Lucas, Jr. ; engraved by G.W. Boynton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 35 x 28 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 45817479
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14963775
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 467dc3e0-c52b-012f-e45a-3c075448cc4b
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Item timeline of events

  • 1838: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Delaware" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1838. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Delaware" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 24, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1838). Delaware Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47da-efe3-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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