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Map of the United States and Mexico

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Title
Map of the United States and Mexico
Names
Butterfield, Carlos (Author)
Johnson & Browning (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1859-12
Place: New York
Publisher: Johnson & Browning
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-11547 [Filed with North America]
Topics
Steamboat lines
Trade routes
Mail steamers -- United States
Mail steamers -- Mexico
United States
Mexico
Central America
Caribbean Area
Mexico, Gulf of
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: published by Johnson & Browning under the direction of Col. Carlos Butterfield.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Depths shown by soundings.
Content: Includes illustrations of ships, historical notes, "Table of Distances", and "Table showing the route of the steamers of the United States and Mexican Mail Steam Ship Line and the various ports in the Gulf of Mexico at which they are to touch, as also the distances between the said ports."
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1859 by Johnson & Browning in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York."
Content: Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.
Content: Inset: Map showing the routes of the ocean steamers.
Content: Scale [ca. 1:6,250,000] (W 125⁰--W 64⁰/N 49⁰--N 5⁰)
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 75 x 90 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 56948162
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16040665
Other local Identifier: NA017.1.04
Barcode: 33433062295419
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bdf2ad90-2352-0133-5e08-58d385a7b928
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

  • 1859: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States and Mexico" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1859-12. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f5ddb1f0-7419-0133-4a80-00505686d14e

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States and Mexico" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 26, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f5ddb1f0-7419-0133-4a80-00505686d14e

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1859-12). Map of the United States and Mexico Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f5ddb1f0-7419-0133-4a80-00505686d14e

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the United States and Mexico