Post route map of the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and parts of New York and Maine

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Title
Post route map of the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and parts of New York and Maine
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Designer)
Goepel, Paul, 1844-1913 (Draftsman)
McClelland, D. (Engraver)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1875 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: United States of America Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5269
Topics
Postal service -- New England
Post roads -- New England
Railway mail service -- New England
Railroads -- New England
Postal service -- New York (State)
Post roads -- New York (State)
Railway mail service -- New York (State)
Railroads -- New York (State)
Postal service
Railroads
Railway mail service
New England
New York (State)
New York (State) -- Long Island
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Wm. Dennison and Second Ass't Postmaster Gen'l Geo. Wm. McLellan, by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept., 1866 ; drawn by P. Goepel ; eng. by D. McClelland, Washn., D.C.
Content: Also shows railroad routes.
Content: Longitude east from Washington, D.C. Also gives time differential for longitudes. Coordinates converted by cataloger to express longitude as measured from the Greenwich meridian.
Content: Boundaries of states and some postal routes in color.
Date: First issue of this map: 1866.
Date: "The service on this diagram brought up to date of January 1, 1875." "January 1" and "75" are manuscript additions in ink.
Content: Includes table of distances and table of general statistics for 1860 and 1866.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets : hand colored ; 149 x 93 cm, sheets 77 x 100 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 948890014
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644076
Other local Identifier: US024.4.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): cc6cb6e0-0a56-0134-34e5-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1875: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and parts of New York and Maine" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1875. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ed9264b0-0a56-0134-f222-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and parts of New York and Maine" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 26, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ed9264b0-0a56-0134-f222-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1875). Post route map of the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and parts of New York and Maine Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/ed9264b0-0a56-0134-f222-00505686a51c

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Post route map of the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and parts of New York and Maine