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Map of the United States, the British provinces, Mexico, &c. : showing the routes of the U.S. mail steam packets to California and a plan of the gold region / drawn & engraved by J.M. Atwood, New York.

Image ID: 434867

Map of the United States, the British provinces, Mexico, &c. : showing the routes of the U.S. mail steam packets to Cali... (1849)

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Image Title

:  Map of the United States, the British provinces, Mexico, &c. : showing the routes of the U.S. mail steam packets to California and a plan of the gold region / drawn & engraved by J.M. Atwood, New York.

Creator

: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893  -- Publisher

Additional Name(s)

: Ackerman's (Firm) -- Printer
Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818  -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1849

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 40 x 56 cm.

Notes

: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849, by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of New York." Note 2.) Includes view of Pyramid Lake, Upper California and distance table. Note 3.) Insets: Map of the Gold region, California -- [South America] Note 4.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 5.) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Note 6.) Relief shown by hachures.

Standard Reference

: LC Trails, 51; Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West, III, 591

Source

: Maps of North America. / Whole

Location

: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building / The Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 01-5213

Digital ID

: 434867

Record ID

: 253499

Digital Item Published

: 2-3-2004; updated 3-25-2011

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