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A new map of the United States, upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c: showing also Canada and the island of Cuba

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Title
A new map of the United States, upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c: showing also Canada and the island of Cuba
Names
Williams, W. (Wellington) (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854
Place: No. 14 N. Fourth St., Philadelphia
Publisher: Lippincott, Grambo & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5097
Topics
Transportation -- United States
Railroads -- United States
Canals -- United States
Roads -- United States
Canada
Cuba
United States
Genres
Maps
Road maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: compiled, drawn & engraved by W. Williams, practical geographer and engraver, Philadelphia.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
Content: For Canada, covers only the southern part, bordering the U.S., between Ontario and New Brunswick.
Content: Shows roads, western trails, canals, railroads, proposed railroads, drainage, U.S. states and territories, state capitals, county seats and other towns.
Content: Prime meridian: Greenwich and Washington.
Content: Insets: Map of California, Oregon, New Mexico, Utah &c.-- Map of the island of Cuba -- City & harbor of Havana -- Map of the Niagara River and Falls.
Statement of responsibility: At bottom left: Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1851, by W. Williams, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 62 x 72 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 79982548
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643904
Other local Identifier: US010.3.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 79965c20-8bdd-0133-f603-00505686d14e
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

  • 1854: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new map of the United States, upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/89490140-8bdd-0133-494f-00505686d14e

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A new map of the United States, upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/89490140-8bdd-0133-494f-00505686d14e

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). A new map of the United States, upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/89490140-8bdd-0133-494f-00505686d14e

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A new map of the United States, upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c