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Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the public lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the lakes and on the seaboard.

Image ID: 434899

Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the publ... ([1849])

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Image Title

:  Skeleton map showing the rail roads completed and in progress in the United States, and those projected through the public lands and their connection with the principal harbours on the lakes and on the seaboard.

Creator

: United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Public Lands -- Publisher

Additional Name(s)

: Breese, Sidney, 1800-1878  -- Associated name

Published Date

: [1849]

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. 57 x 92 cm.

Notes

: "Accompanied with a report from Hon. Sidney Breese, for granting land to the state of Illinois to aid in the completion of her rail roads." Note 2.) "Printed by order of the Senate of the United States the 9th Sess. 31st Congress 1848-9." Note 3.) Description derived from published bibliography. Note 4.) Includes tables of travel times. Note 5.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 6.) Outline map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, major cities, and constructed and contemplated railroads. Note 7.) Railroad lines hand col. in red ink. Note 8.) NYPL copy lacks pieces of map on the lower left corner.

Standard Reference

: LC Railroad maps, 13; Phillips. Maps of America, p. 899

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. 01-5295

Digital ID

: 434899

Record ID

: 253531

Digital Item Published

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

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