An improved edition of a map of the surveyed part of the Territory of Michigan Additional title: Farmers map of Michigan exhibiting the sections
NamesFarmer, John, 1798-1859 (Creator)J.H. Colton & Co. (Publisher)Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Engraver)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1836Place: New YorkPublisher: Published by J.H. Colton & Co.
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 16-5366
TopicsPublic lands -- MichiganCounties -- MichiganRoads -- MichiganSwamps -- MichiganLead mines and mining -- MichiganLand grants -- MichiganGreen Bay (Wis. and Mich.)Lower Peninsula (Mich.)Mackinac Island (Mich. : Island)Mackinac, Straits of, Region (Mich.)
NotesStatement of responsibility: By John Farmer ; engraved by John Farmer.Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Clerks Office of the District of Michigan in the Territory of Michigan by John Farmer on the 4th day of July A.D. 1835."Citation/reference: Karpinski, Louis Charles. Bibliography of the printed maps of Michigan. 129D3
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 459, column 2, no. 2Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)Content: Scale approximately 1:500,000 (W 87°20ʹ--W 82°20ʹ/N 43°50ʹ--N 41°30ʹ).
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map : hand colored ; 54 x 80 cm, folded in cover to 15 x 10 cmFiled flat and encased in mylar with original covers.NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: small pieces of map lacking.
DescriptionShows township grid, counties, roads, swamps, cities, towns, and notable physical features for southern portion of Michigan Territory; lead mines and land plats on insets. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Includes text notes relating to War of 1812 and 5 insets: Map of the Straits of Michillimackinac from actual survey -- Map of Pte. Ste. Ignace -- Map of the most important part of the lead mine district near the Mississippi River -- Map of the private claims at Green Bay from actual survey -- Map of Michillimackinac Isle. Inside front cover: [explanation of public lands]. Publisher's map list pasted inside back cover.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 84187052NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645193Folder number: US103.1.02Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ca480ee0-a231-0135-fb39-06322a470f9b
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