An improved edition of a map of the surveyed part of the Territory of Michigan

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Title
An improved edition of a map of the surveyed part of the Territory of Michigan
Additional title: Farmers map of Michigan exhibiting the sections
Names
Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Creator)
J.H. Colton & Co. (Publisher)
Farmer, John, 1798-1859 (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Michigan

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1836
Place: New York
Publisher: Published by J.H. Colton & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5366
Topics
Public lands -- Michigan
Counties -- Michigan
Roads -- Michigan
Swamps -- Michigan
Lead mines and mining -- Michigan
Land grants -- Michigan
Green Bay (Wis. and Mich.)
Lower Peninsula (Mich.)
Mackinac Island (Mich. : Island)
Mackinac, Straits of, Region (Mich.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement 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. 2
Funding: 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 Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 54 x 80 cm, folded in cover to 15 x 10 cm
Filed flat and encased in mylar with original covers.
NYPL Map Div. copy imperfect: small pieces of map lacking.
Description
Shows 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 Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 84187052
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645193
Folder number: US103.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ca480ee0-a231-0135-fb39-06322a470f9b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1798: Creator Born
  • 1836: Issued
  • 1859: Creator Died
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "An improved edition of a map of the surveyed part of the Territory of Michigan " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1836. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dce45c90-a231-0135-4ad4-391b9743ed3f

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "An improved edition of a map of the surveyed part of the Territory of Michigan " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dce45c90-a231-0135-4ad4-391b9743ed3f

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1836). An improved edition of a map of the surveyed part of the Territory of Michigan Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/dce45c90-a231-0135-4ad4-391b9743ed3f

Wikipedia Citation

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An improved edition of a map of the surveyed part of the Territory of Michigan