Map of the States of Michigan and Wisconsin : embracing a great part of Iowa, Illinois & Minnesota, and the whole mineral region, with charts of the lakes : exhibiting the sections, the soundings, the geological formations & the general topography

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Title
Map of the States of Michigan and Wisconsin : embracing a great part of Iowa, Illinois & Minnesota, and the whole mineral region, with charts of the lakes : exhibiting the sections, the soundings, the geological formations & the general topography
Names
Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Creator)
R. Farmer & Co. (Publisher)
Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861
Place: Detroit, Michigan
Publisher: Published by R. Farmer & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5391
Topics
Geology -- Minnesota
Geology -- Wisconsin
Michigan
Wisconsin
Minnesota
Isle Royale (Mich.)
Beaver Islands (Mich.)
Sault Sainte Marie Canal (Mich.)
Detroit River (Mich. and Ont.)
Port Collier (Mich.)
Mackinac, Straits of (Mich.)
Genres
Maps
Geological maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Projected & engraved by John Farmer, c.e, Detroit, Michigan.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress ... 29th day of Sept., A.D. 1858 by John Farmer ... And reentered as above this 21st day of Jany A.D. 1861 by R. Farmer & Co., as publishers and proprietors."
Citation/reference: Barnett, L. Michigan maps, 5-2054 ; Karpinski, Louis Charles. Bibliography of the printed maps of Michigan, 239Q ; New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 460, column 3, no. 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:1,475,200. 7 1/2 miles to an inch (W 94°15ʹ--W 82°20ʹ/N 48°20ʹ--N 41°30ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 162 x 181 cm, on sheet 170 x 188 cm ; NYPL Map Div. copy divided into 2 sheets 170 x 94 cm
Description
Relief shown by hachures and spot heights; depths shown by soundings. Includes Michigan census table and "Geological references for Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota." Insets: Geological map of Isle Royale, Lake Superior -- Map of Beaver Isles -- Map and a profile of the canal at Sault Ste. Mary -- Geological map of portions of Minnesota and Wisconsin designed to show portions of the rock formations now concealed by drift -- Map of the surveyed part of Minnesota lying east of Mississippi River -- Chart of Detroit River -- Chart of Port Colier -- Connection of the private claims with the public surveys at Pte. Ste. Ignace. "Compiled from the Topographical Departments, from the office of the United States Lake Surveys, from the latest geological and linear surveys, and from various other authentic and reliable sources."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 58531264
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645218
Folder number: US104.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 9aaf1e10-a07e-0135-a5b5-09d6386fa565
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1798: Creator Born
  • 1859: Creator Died
  • 1861: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the States of Michigan and Wisconsin " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aaad8b10-a07e-0135-53e1-47e47fe3f1c8

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the States of Michigan and Wisconsin " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 20, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aaad8b10-a07e-0135-53e1-47e47fe3f1c8

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). Map of the States of Michigan and Wisconsin Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aaad8b10-a07e-0135-53e1-47e47fe3f1c8

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Map of the States of Michigan and Wisconsin