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Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the western & north-western frontier: as proposed by Charles Gratiot in his report of Oct. 31, 1837

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Title
Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the western & north-western frontier: as proposed by Charles Gratiot in his report of Oct. 31, 1837
Names
Hood, Washington (Creator)
Abert, John James, 1788-1863 (Author)
Gratiot, Charles, 1786-1855 (Author)
United States. Topographical Bureau (Author)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1837 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5071
Topics
Fortification -- West (U.S.)
Military bases -- West (U.S.)
Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.)
United States -- Military policy
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: Shows rivers, roads, Indian lands, forts, military posts, cities and settlements, from the Mississippi River to the Great Plains and south to the Gulf of Mexico.
Content: Prime meridian: Washington. Longitude coordinates expressed here as measured from Greenwich.
Content: Includes distance table.
Content: In upper right corner of map: 2 Session, 25 Congress, S. no. 2, Doc. 65.
Content: Scale approximately 1:3,600,000 (W 103°--W 89°/N 46°--N 29°)
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 54 x 38 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 60608
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 919377661
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643878
Other local Identifier: US006.3.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 99737c20-3225-0133-f206-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1837: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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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. 1837. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a3b51bf0-3226-0133-ba97-58d385a7b928

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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 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a3b51bf0-3226-0133-ba97-58d385a7b928

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1837). Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the western & north-western frontier Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a3b51bf0-3226-0133-ba97-58d385a7b928

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