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Title
Colton's railroad & township map of the state of New York: with parts of the adjoining states & Canada
Names
Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901 (Cartographer)
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Publisher)
Atwood, John M., approximately 1818- (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862
Place: New York
Publisher: Published by J.H. Colton & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5766
Topics
Railroads -- New York (State)
Railroads
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Population -- Statistics
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: drawn by Geo. W. Colton ; J.M. Atwood, sculpt.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1860 by J.H. Colton in the clerks office of the dist. court for the southern dist. of N. York."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:975,000 ( (W 80°11ʹ--W 71°47ʹ/N 45°33ʹ--N 40°24ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 65 x 75 cm
Description
Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich. Shows population statistics by county, 1860 and includes table of population statistics by county, 1840-1860. Map is partially hand colored. Ornamental border.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 924895686
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645593
Other local Identifier: US144.1.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eea62ae0-58a7-0133-2e41-00505686d14e
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

  • 1827: Creator Born
  • 1862: Issued
  • 1901: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's railroad & township map of the state of New York" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aabe04f0-58a8-0133-e2a3-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's railroad & township map of the state of New York" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 27, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aabe04f0-58a8-0133-e2a3-00505686d14e

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1862). Colton's railroad & township map of the state of New York Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/aabe04f0-58a8-0133-e2a3-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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Colton's railroad & township map of the state of New York