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Mitchell's travellers guide through the United States : a map of the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes &c. / by J.H. Young ; engraved on steel by J.H. Young & D. Haines.

Image ID: 434647

Mitchell's travellers guide through the United States : a map of the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes &c. / b... (1841)

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Image Title

:  Mitchell's travellers guide through the United States : a map of the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes &c. / by J.H. Young ; engraved on steel by J.H. Young & D. Haines.

Creator

: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton), fl. 1757-1797  -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Haines, D. -- Engraver
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 -- Publisher

Published Date

: 1841

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 42 x 52 cm., folded in leather cover 14 x 9 cm. + text (78 p. ; 13 cm.)

Notes

: Text title: Mitchell's traveller's guide through the United States, containing the principal cities, towns &c. alphabetically arranged : together with the stage, steam-boat, canal, and railroad routes, with the distances, in miles, from place to place : illustrated by an accurate map of the United States. Note 2.) "Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1834 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerks Office of the District Court, of the Eastern District, of Pennsylvania." Note 3.) Covers the U.S. as far west as the western border of Missouri. Note 4.) Gordon Lester Ford Collection. Note 5.) Includes insets : Vicinity of Boston -- Vicinity of New York -- Vicinity of Philadelphia -- Vicinity of Baltimore and Washington -- Vicinity of Charleston -- Vicinity of Cincinnati -- Vicinity of Albany -- Vicinity of the falls of Niagara. Note 6.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 7.) Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.

Source

: Maps of North America. / Countries / United States (except New York) / Whole

Location

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

Catalog Call Number

: Map Div. 00-478

Digital ID

: 434647

Record ID

: 253279

Digital Item Published

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

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