An improved map of the surveyed part of the territory of Michigan Additional title: Map of the surveyed part of the territory of Michigan
NamesFarmer, John, 1798-1859 (Creator)Balch, Vistus, 1799-1884 (Engraver)Stiles, Samuel, 1796-1861 (Engraver)Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Publisher)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1831Place: Detroit, Mich.Publisher: John Farmer
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 16-5368
TopicsMichiganMichigan -- Administrative and political divisionsLower Peninsula (Mich.)Mackinac, Straits of (Mich.)Saint Ignace (Mich.)Grant County (Wis.)Green Bay (Wis.)Mackinac Island (Mich.)Huron, Lake (Mich. and Ont.) -- Mackinac, Straits of (Mich.)Wisconsin
NotesStatement of responsibility: By John Farmer ; V. Balch and S. Stiles, engravers, N.Y.Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Clerk's Office of the Circuit & District court of Detroit in the Territory of Michigan by John Farmer, on the 11th day of May 1829."Citation/reference: Karpinski, Louis Charles. Bibliography of the printed maps of Michigan, no. 106, p. 247
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 459, column 1, no. 2Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)Content: Scale 1:506,880. 8 miles to an inch (W 87°20ʹ--W 82°20ʹ/N 43°50ʹ--N 41°30ʹ).
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand colored ; 52 x 87 cm, on sheet 53 x 89 cmNYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: several pieces of map lacking especially along the edges.
DescriptionMap shows Michigan south of Saginaw Bay divided into counties and sections. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Includes text notes relating to War of 1812 and 5 insets: Map of the Straits of Michillimackinac from actual surveys -- Map of Pte. Ste. Ignace -- Map of the most important parts of the lead mine district near the Mississippi River -- Map of the private claims at Green Bay from actual survey -- Map of Michillimackinac Isle. Insets represent isolated areas of territory where there were particular property interests.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 166638677NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645195Folder number: US103.1.04Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 51e30420-a235-0135-9476-2174587d66ed
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