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Post route map of the state of Maine: and of the adjacent parts of New Hampshire and the Dominion of Canada

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Title
Post route map of the state of Maine: and of the adjacent parts of New Hampshire and the Dominion of Canada
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
McLellan, George William, 1804 or 1805-1877 (Associated name)
Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872 (Associated name)
Goepel, Paul, 1844-1913 (Draftsman)
McClelland, David (Engraver)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Maine

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-821
Topics
Postal service -- Maine
Post roads -- Maine
Railway mail service -- Maine
Railroads -- Maine
Maine
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Alex. W. Randall and Second Ass't Postmaster Gen'l Geo. Wm. McLellan, by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept. ; Paul Goepel, draughtsman ; engraved by D. McClelland, Washn., D.C.
Content: Shows railroads, postal routes, delivery schedule, and discontinued post offices.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
Content: Includes table of "Distances computed by the shortest mail routes and from the terminal post offices" and inset: "Map of the state of Maine showing the connections with the surrounding states and provinces."[Scale 1:2,851,200].
Date: Date printed on map 1869. Printed and manuscript notation: The service on this diagram brought up to date of: Jan'y 1, 1875.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 94 x 74 cm, , on sheet 99 x 78 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 963846301
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21122612
Other local Identifier: US082.2.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 23f37b50-a087-0134-4a43-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1875: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Maine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ce07af0-a087-0134-5df1-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Maine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ce07af0-a087-0134-5df1-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1875). Post route map of the state of Maine Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8ce07af0-a087-0134-5df1-00505686a51c

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Post route map of the state of Maine