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Title
Skeleton map of the overland mail route to California
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857 (Inferred)
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5110
Topics
Postal service -- United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Compares routes adopted by Pony Express and Butterfield route via El Paso and Ft. Yuma.
Content: Includes text.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored; 21 x 33 cm on sheet 44 x 36 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 5497613
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20643917
Other local Identifier: US011.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ff726280-8f37-0134-fc5a-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Issued
  • 2019: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Skeleton map of the overland mail route to California" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/083e6a90-8f38-0134-d423-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Skeleton map of the overland mail route to California" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/083e6a90-8f38-0134-d423-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1857). Skeleton map of the overland mail route to California Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/083e6a90-8f38-0134-d423-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Skeleton map of the overland mail route to California