Preliminary post route map of the state of Florida : with adjacent parts of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama : showing also the neighboring West India Islands

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Title
Preliminary post route map of the state of Florida : with adjacent parts of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama : showing also the neighboring West India Islands
Additional title: Post route map of the state of Florida
Additional title: Map of the state of Florida
Names
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Jewell, Marshall, 1825-1883 (Creator)
Tyner, James N. (James Noble), 1826-1904 (Creator)
Nicholson, W. L. (Designer)
Gorham, Chas. E. (Draftsman)
United States. Post Office Department (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Florida

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1878 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5717
Topics
Postal service -- Florida
Postal service -- West Indies
Florida
West Indies
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Marshall Jewell and Second Assistant Postmaster General James N. Tyner ; by W.L. Nicholson, Topographer of P.O. Dept. ; drawn by Chas. E. Gorham.
Date: "The first edition was issued in 1876."
Date: "Florida service on this diagram brought up to date of November 1st., 1878." Updated by manuscript additions.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:1,013,760. Sixteen miles to the inch (W 88°05ʹ--W 79°40ʹ/N 33°25ʹ--N 21°05ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 138 x 81 cm, on sheet 141 x 84 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy is divided into 2 sheets, 71 x 84 cm, or smaller
Description
Shows railroads, postal routes, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes explanation of services, general statistics, and distances. Inset: Map of the West India Islands with adjacent parts of Florida, Central and South America.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 973339186
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644524
Folder number: US053.3.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): eac8fd40-f227-0134-ad6a-538a6c9ff8c1
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1878: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary post route map of the state of Florida " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1878. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fa0333d0-f227-0134-c5b5-0434133bbdcd

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Preliminary post route map of the state of Florida " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fa0333d0-f227-0134-c5b5-0434133bbdcd

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1878). Preliminary post route map of the state of Florida Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/fa0333d0-f227-0134-c5b5-0434133bbdcd

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Preliminary post route map of the state of Florida