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Phelps's national map of the United States : a travellers guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union / drawn & engraved by J.M. Atwood, New York ; portraits & st. arms engd. by Wm. D. Smith.

Image ID: 464985

Phelps's national map of the United States : a travellers guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat... (1848)

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Image Title

:  Phelps's national map of the United States : a travellers guide : embracing the principal rail roads, canals, steam boat & stage routes, throughout the union / drawn & engraved by J.M. Atwood, New York ; portraits & st. arms engd. by Wm. D. Smith.

Creator

: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818  -- Engraver

Additional Name(s)

: Phelps, Humphrey, 19th cent. -- Cartographer
Ensigns & Thayer -- Publisher
Smith, William D., b. ca. 1800 -- Engraver

Published Date

: 1848

Item Physical Description

: 1 map : hand col. ; 45 x 56 cm.

Notes

: Prime meridian: Washington. Note 2.) "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1845 by H. Phelps in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the Southern District of N. York." Note 3.) Covers the U.S. as far west as Missouri. Note 4.) From: Phelps' travelers' guide through the United States. New York, 1848. Note 5.) Includes illustrated border of portraits of historical figures and state seals. Note 6.) Insets: N. part of Maine -- Southern part of Florida -- Vicinity of Philadelphia -- Vicinity of Baltimore -- New York -- Boston -- Pittsburg -- St. Louis -- Cincinnati -- Chicago. Note 7.) National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard. Note 8.) Shows distances along roads.

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. 02-303 [Filed in Show & tell folder]

Digital ID

: 464985

Record ID

: 292100

Digital Item Published

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

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