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Title
Map of the American colonies and adjacent country as known in 1776
Names
Asher & Adams (Cartographer)
Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company (Associated name)
American Geographical Society of New York (Associated name)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875
Place: 59 Beekman St New York, [NY]
Publisher: Asher & Adams
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-884
Topics
Railroads -- East (U.S.)
Railroads
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
United States
United States, East
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn, engraved & printed by Asher & Adams.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1875 by Asher & Adams in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."
Statement of responsibility: "compiled by permission of the American Geographical Society, New York, from works in their possession and presented to its patrons by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Co. "
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 40 x 57 cm, sheet 45 x 62 cm
Description
Relief shown pictorially. Includes map explanations, historical notes, and description of B&O routes.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 53507582
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21076203
Other local Identifier: US001.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 96b17940-5b49-0134-3dce-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

  • 1875: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the American colonies and adjacent country as known in 1776" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a5e31e30-5b49-0134-2bf5-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the American colonies and adjacent country as known in 1776" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 16, 2024. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a5e31e30-5b49-0134-2bf5-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1875). Map of the American colonies and adjacent country as known in 1776 Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/a5e31e30-5b49-0134-2bf5-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the American colonies and adjacent country as known in 1776