Map of the state of Georgia : compiled under the direction of His Excellency George W. Crawford

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Title
Map of the state of Georgia : compiled under the direction of His Excellency George W. Crawford
Names
Bonner, William G. (Compiler)
Sherman & Smith (Engraver)
Bonner, William G. (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Georgia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1847
Place: Milledgeville, [Ga.]
Publisher: Wm. G. Bonner
Table of Contents
Insets: Map of the city of Augusta --City of Columbus --Map of the city of Macon --Map of the city of Savannah.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5753
Topics
Railroads -- Georgia
Georgia
Georgia -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled under the direction of His Excellency George W. Crawford by W.G. Bonner, civil engineer, Milledgeville ; engraved and printed by Sherman & Smith, New York.
Content: Scale approximately 1:375,000 (W 85°40ʹ--W 80°40ʹ/N 35°10ʹ--N 30°10ʹ).
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 4, page 471, column 1, no. 1
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1847 by William G. Bonner in the clerk's office of the district of Georgia."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 140 x 122 cm, on sheet 153 x 137 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: several pieces of map lacking; has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 58569.
Description
Shows county boundaries, roads, railroads, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes a list of the Governors of Georgia from 1732; a population chart for Georgia counties and their chief town based on 1845 census; vignettes of famous buildings; seal of the state; and profiles: Macon & Western, Central, and Georgia rail roads.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 489722034
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644560
Folder number: US057.3.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4798eed0-f52d-0134-5a87-04dba674c71d
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

  • 1847: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the state of Georgia " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1847. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5f2321f0-5170-0136-e362-0045175612b8

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the state of Georgia " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5f2321f0-5170-0136-e362-0045175612b8

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1847). Map of the state of Georgia Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/5f2321f0-5170-0136-e362-0045175612b8

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the state of Georgia