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Title
Map of the surveyed part of Iowa : exhibiting the sections, townships & ranges
Names
Williams, Jesse (Compiler)
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Publisher)
United States. Surveyor General of Ohio, Indiana, and Michigan (Associated name)
Sherman & Smith (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Iowa

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1840
Place: New York
Publisher: Published by J.H. Colton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5901
Topics
Iowa
Iowa -- Surveys
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled from the United States surveys by Jesse Williams, late a clerk in the Surveyor General's office, Cincinnati ; engraved by Sherman & Smith New York.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1840, by J.H. Colton in the clerk's office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 5, page 320, column 3, no. 7
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 81 x 53 cm
Description
Subject: Map of the eastern part of Iowa, divided into counties and towns, with plots of land sectioned, some areas numbered. Includes an image of an eagle in the upper left corner. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. and London. Includes a vignette and 2 insets: Map of Rock Island Rapids of the Mississippi River -- Map of Des Moines Rapids of the Mississippi River.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 879769944
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644708
Folder number: US070.1.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 60da4020-9294-0135-ff48-73441a104aa9
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

  • 1840: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the surveyed part of Iowa " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1840. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c733bdf0-9294-0135-a3dd-0c5e9e969af5

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the surveyed part of Iowa " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c733bdf0-9294-0135-a3dd-0c5e9e969af5

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1840). Map of the surveyed part of Iowa Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/c733bdf0-9294-0135-a3dd-0c5e9e969af5

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the surveyed part of Iowa