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Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the western & north-western frontier: as proposed by the Hon. J.R. Poinsett, Sec. of War, in his report of Dec. 30, 1837

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Title
Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the western & north-western frontier: as proposed by the Hon. J.R. Poinsett, Sec. of War, in his report of Dec. 30, 1837
Names
Hood, Washington (Creator)
Poinsett, Joel Roberts, 1779-1851 (Creator)
Abert, John James, 1788-1863 (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1838 (Questionable)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-575
Topics
Fortification -- West (U.S.)
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)
Indians of North America
Mississippi River
Iowa
Missouri
Arkansas
Louisiana
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled in the U.S. Topographical Bureau under the direction of Col. J.J. Abert, U.S.T.E., by W. Hood.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Coordinates converted by cataloger to express longitude as measured from the Greenwich meridian.
Content: "25 Congress 2 Session S. no. 1 Doc. 65."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Intaglio prints
Extent: 1 map ; 55 x 38 cm, on sheet 60 x 43 cm
Description
Map showing the lands just west of the Mississippi River from Fort Snelling in Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. Shows the lands of the Omaha, Pawnee, Shawnee, Delaware, Creek, Cherokee, Choctaw and other Native American tribes west of Iowa, Missouri, Arkansas and Louisiana. Also shows the American forts throughout.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 890620923
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20997799
Other local Identifier: US028A.1.10
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7ce78fd0-1a01-0134-9787-00505686a51c
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

  • 1838: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the western & north-western frontier" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1838. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/93957b20-1a01-0134-cb82-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the western & north-western frontier" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/93957b20-1a01-0134-cb82-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1838). Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the western & north-western frontier Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/93957b20-1a01-0134-cb82-00505686a51c

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Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the western & north-western frontier