Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware : showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of other adjoining states, all the fortifications, military stations, rail roads, common roads and other internal improvements

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Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware : showing also eastern Tennessee & parts of other adjoining states, all the fortifications, military stations, rail roads, common roads and other internal improvements
Additional title: Topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware
Additional title: Map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware
Names
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Publisher)
Cooper, H. P. (Henry Poolly) (Printer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1864
Place: 172 William St., New York
Publisher: J.H. Colton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5432
Topics
Virginia
Atlantic States
Maryland
Delaware
West Virginia
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1862 by J.H. Colton."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 74 x 114 cm, on sheet 81 x 120 cm
Description
Compiled from the latest & most authentic sources, on a scale of 12 miles to the inch. General map showing state and county boundaries, roads and railroads, fortifications, and place names. Drawings of ships offshore depict the Union blockade of the coast. Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Includes population table. Elaborate decorative border.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 707080513
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646470
Folder number: US245.1.13
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cd992fc0-52bf-0135-2317-577adbe118db
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

  • 1800: Creator Born
  • 1864: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1864. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c21fa340-03b7-0136-3446-07418d2d8f40

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 14, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c21fa340-03b7-0136-3446-07418d2d8f40

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1864). Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c21fa340-03b7-0136-3446-07418d2d8f40

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Colton's new topographical map of the states of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware