Post route map of the state of Texas, with adjacent parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico

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Title
Post route map of the state of Texas, with adjacent parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Cartographer)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Texas

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1886 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5361
Topics
Counties -- Texas
Railroads -- Texas
Postal service -- Texas
Texas
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Published by order of Postmaster General William F. Vilas, under the direction of W.L. Nicholson, topographer.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , v.9, page 534, column 1, row 1
Acquisition: Sterne Collection
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:950,000 (W 106°38ʹ--W 93°30ʹ/N 36°30ʹ--N 25°50ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 102 x 139 cm, sheet 112 x 150 cm
Description
"Showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of February 1886." "Note: The service on the diagram brought up to date of March 1, 1886." Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Inset: Northwestern portion of Texas on a reduced scale [Scale approximately 1:1,350,000]. "The first edition was issued in 1878."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1019904472
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646399
Folder number: US232.1.06
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 708e27f0-e1e7-0135-3fc1-067d2e737282
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

  • 1886: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Texas, with adjacent parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1886. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cd2f2040-5c45-0136-8b48-02982e6434fb

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Texas, with adjacent parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 24, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cd2f2040-5c45-0136-8b48-02982e6434fb

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1886). Post route map of the state of Texas, with adjacent parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/cd2f2040-5c45-0136-8b48-02982e6434fb

Wikipedia Citation

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Post route map of the state of Texas, with adjacent parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory and of the Republic of Mexico