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Title
Shelton & Kensett's map of the state of Indiana
Additional title: Shelton and Kensett's map of the state of Indiana
Additional title: Map of the state of Indiana
Additional title: Sketch of the existing connection of the state of Indiana and Illinois Territory, with the adjoining states
Names
Shelton & Kensett (Creator)
Harrison, Christopher, 1775-1863 (Associated name)
Doolittle, Amos, 1754-1832 (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Indiana

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1817
Place: New Haven, Connecticut?
Publisher: Shelton & Kensett
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5875
Topics
Indiana
Illinois
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Protracted from manuscript surveys communicated to the publishers by the Honorable Christopher Harrison, Lieut. Gov. of that state to which are added the surveys of the Illinois Territory by Gen. Mansfield ; engraved by A. Doolittle, New Haven.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 25th day of Decr. 1817, by Shelton & Kensett."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 5, page 244, column 3, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored, mounted on cloth backing ; 54 x 74 cm
Description
Includes inset of "A sketch of the existing connection of the state of Indiana and Illinois Territory, with the adjoining states," distance lists, and explanatory notes. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 2001623383
RLIN/OCLC: 951360120
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644682
Folder number: US068.1.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cb3678e0-8cea-0135-154c-77fbb958b4ba
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

  • 1817: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Shelton & Kensett's map of the state of Indiana " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1817. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d74b8250-8cea-0135-d745-4d539e1fce2b

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Shelton & Kensett's map of the state of Indiana " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 22, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d74b8250-8cea-0135-d745-4d539e1fce2b

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1817). Shelton & Kensett's map of the state of Indiana Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d74b8250-8cea-0135-d745-4d539e1fce2b

Wikipedia Citation

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Shelton & Kensett's map of the state of Indiana