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Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: ordered by the Hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War, to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route, made in accordance with the 10th & 11th sections of the Army appropriation, act of March 3rd, 1853

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Title
Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: ordered by the Hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War, to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route, made in accordance with the 10th & 11th sections of the Army appropriation, act of March 3rd, 1853
Names
Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882 (Compiler)
Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887 (Associated name)
Humphreys, A. A. (Andrew Atkinson), 1810-1883 (Associated name)
Freyhold, Edward (Draftsman)
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909 (Engraver)
United States. War Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1858 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: War Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5345
Topics
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Railroads
West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration
United States, West
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled from authorized explorations and other reliable data by Lieut. G.K. Warren, Topl. Engrs., in the Office of Pacific R.R. Surveys, War Dep., under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.H. Emory, Topl. Engrs., in 1854, and of Capt. A.A. Humphreys, Topl. Engrs., 1854-5-6-7-8 ; drawn by E. Freyhold ; engr. on stone by J. Bien, 60 Fulton St., N.Y.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
Content: Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, and routes and dates of expeditions and surveys.
Content: Includes "Authorities."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets ; 107 x 116 cm, sheets 57 x 60 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 76695832
RLIN/OCLC: 5485409
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644152
Other local Identifier: US028B.2.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 175d4550-5031-0134-4f7b-00505686a51c
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

  • 1830: Creator Born
  • 1858: Issued
  • 1882: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1858. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8985f8c0-745f-0134-c971-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 19, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8985f8c0-745f-0134-c971-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1858). Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8985f8c0-745f-0134-c971-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean