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Title
Map showing the lines of the American Express Company
Additional title: American Express Company, map of routes for which business is received and forwarded
Names
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874 (Inferred)
Place: No. 172 William St., New York
Publisher: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5168
Topics
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Engraved, printed and manufactured by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. and Greenwich.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1874 by G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 47 x 106 cm, sheet 60 x 116 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 951066645
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643975
Other local Identifier: US015.3.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f5d27e70-1ab6-0134-05c9-00505686a51c
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

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map showing the lines of the American Express Company" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9cf8bfa0-1ab7-0134-f171-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map showing the lines of the American Express Company" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9cf8bfa0-1ab7-0134-f171-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1874). Map showing the lines of the American Express Company Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/9cf8bfa0-1ab7-0134-f171-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map showing the lines of the American Express Company