Colton's railroad & township map, western states: compiled from the United States surveys

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Title
Colton's railroad & township map, western states: compiled from the United States surveys
Additional title: Western states
Names
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Cartographer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1853
Place: No. 86 Cedar Street, New York
Publisher: J.H. Colton
Place: 26 Spruce St., N.Y.
Publisher: Printed at D. McLellan's
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5090
Topics
Railroads -- Middle West
Railroads
Middle West
Middle West -- Administrative and political divisions
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
Content: Decorative borders include vignette illustrations of bison, deer, and views of Cincinnati, St. Louis, and Louisville.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 85 x 96 cm
Description
Detailed map of the north-central states framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, state, county, and township boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, railroads, and proposed railroads.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: gm 71000832
RLIN/OCLC: 5565069
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643897
Other local Identifier: US010.1.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): afb1e680-8025-0133-95aa-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

  • 26: Place
  • 1800: Creator Born
  • 1853: Issued
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's railroad & township map, western states" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1853. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d4d56070-b15d-0133-e2e7-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's railroad & township map, western states" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed January 29, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d4d56070-b15d-0133-e2e7-00505686d14e

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1853). Colton's railroad & township map, western states Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d4d56070-b15d-0133-e2e7-00505686d14e

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Colton's railroad & township map, western states