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Colton's sectional map of the state of Illinois : compiled from the United States surveys ; also exhibiting the internal improvements, distances between towns, villages & post offices : the outlines of prairies, woodlands, marshes, & the lands donated to the state by the gen. govt. for the purpose of internal improvements

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Colton's sectional map of the state of Illinois : compiled from the United States surveys ; also exhibiting the internal improvements, distances between towns, villages & post offices : the outlines of prairies, woodlands, marshes, & the lands donated to the state by the gen. govt. for the purpose of internal improvements
Additional title: Sectional map of the state of Illinois
Additional title: Map of the state of Illinois
Names
Peck, John Mason, 1789-1858 (Creator)
Messinger, John, 1771-1846 (Creator)
Mathewson, A. J. (Creator)
S. Stiles & Co. (Engraver)
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Illinois

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1869
Place: 172 William St., New York
Publisher: G.W. and C.B. Colton & Co.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5800
Topics
Illinois
Illinois -- Administrative and political divisions
Chicago (Ill.)
Saint Louis (Mo.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By J.M. Peck, John Messinger, and A.J. Mathewson.
Statement of responsibility: "Maps of every description to accompany reports, prospectuses etc. drawn, engraved, printed & colored at G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.'s Map Establishment."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 99 x 66 cm, on sheet 106 x 73 cm
Description
Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes text on "Public lands," "Land districts," and statistical tables on "State of Illinois" and "Progressive movement of Population." Insets: The City of Chicago -- The City of St. Louis.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 12904271
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644607
Folder number: US061.3.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6b6082f0-76d8-0135-2a2e-0a9c394e3725
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

  • 1789: Creator Born
  • 1858: Creator Died
  • 1869: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's sectional map of the state of Illinois " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1869. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f0716b40-14e9-0136-2d41-636bcb445321

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's sectional map of the state of Illinois " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f0716b40-14e9-0136-2d41-636bcb445321

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1869). Colton's sectional map of the state of Illinois Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f0716b40-14e9-0136-2d41-636bcb445321

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Colton's sectional map of the state of Illinois