Map of Georgia and Alabama : exhibiting the post office, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.

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Title
Map of Georgia and Alabama : exhibiting the post office, post roads, canals, rail roads, &c.
Names
Burr, David H., 1803-1875 (Publisher)
Arrowsmith, John, 1790-1873 (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Georgia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1839 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: David H. Burr
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5755
Topics
Postal service -- Georgia
Railroads -- Georgia
Roads -- Georgia
Canals -- Georgia
Postal service -- Alabama
Railroads -- Alabama
Roads -- Alabama
Canals -- Alabama
Georgia
Georgia -- Administrative and political divisions
Alabama
Alabama -- Administrative and political divisions
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By David H. Burr (late topographer to the Post Office.) geographer to the House of Representatives of the U.S. ; John Arrowsmith.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to the act of Congress, July 10th 1839, by David H. Burr, in the clerk's office of the District Court of the District of Columbia" -- lower right margin.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 91 x 124 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy is 2 sheets, east & west sheet, 97 x 67 cm
Description
Shows state and county boundaries, cities and towns, roads, railroads, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879769456
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644562
Folder number: US057.3.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6a9a6a00-f530-0134-53e3-77aa53dc9c64
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

  • 1803: Creator Born
  • 1839: Issued
  • 1875: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Georgia and Alabama " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1839. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fca8950-2940-0135-ffcd-3711fbbc93ba

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Georgia and Alabama " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 23, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fca8950-2940-0135-ffcd-3711fbbc93ba

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1839). Map of Georgia and Alabama Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8fca8950-2940-0135-ffcd-3711fbbc93ba

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of Georgia and Alabama