Goldthwait's map of the United States & Canada: exhibiting the railroads with their distances, single and double tracks & width of gauge, and the time compared with noon at Washington and Greenwich

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Title
Goldthwait's map of the United States & Canada: exhibiting the railroads with their distances, single and double tracks & width of gauge, and the time compared with noon at Washington and Greenwich
Additional title: Map of the United States & Canada
Additional title: Map of the great railroad routes from the Middle Atlantic ports to the Mississippi River
Additional title: Map of the railroads of New England and eastern N. York
Names
Goldthwait, J. H (Cartographer)
Colton, G. Q. (Gardner Quincy), 1814-1898 (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861
Place: N.Y.
Publisher: G.Q. Colton, 145 Nassau St.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 12-335
Topics
Railroads -- United States
Railroads -- New England
United States
Canada
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by J.H. Goldthwait.
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: Includes statistical charts: Population of the United States (by state and territory, 1790-1860) -- Ratio of slaves to total population -- Positions of forts.
Content: Insets: Map of the great railroad routes from the Middle Atlantic ports to the Mississippi River -- Map of the railroads of New England and eastern N. York.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 47 x 78 cm., on sheet 78 x 96 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 54798541
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19605149
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d9b6b5e0-9782-0133-715b-00505686a51c
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

  • 1861: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Goldthwait's map of the United States & Canada" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f66b1d20-9782-0133-0bac-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Goldthwait's map of the United States & Canada" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f66b1d20-9782-0133-0bac-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). Goldthwait's map of the United States & Canada Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/f66b1d20-9782-0133-0bac-00505686a51c

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Goldthwait's map of the United States & Canada