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Territory of the United States, from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: originally prepared to accompany the reports of the explorations for a Pacific railroad route : made in accordance with the 10th & 11th sections of the Army Appropriation, Act of March 3rd 1853

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Title
Territory of the United States, from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean: originally prepared to accompany the reports of the explorations for a Pacific railroad route : made in accordance with the 10th & 11th sections of the Army Appropriation, Act of March 3rd 1853
Names
Freyhold, Edward (Draftsman)
Warren, G. K. (Gouverneur Kemble), 1830-1882 (Compiler)
Bien, Julius, 1826-1909 (Printer)
United States. War Department. Corps of Engineers (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1868 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Corps of Engineers, War Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5350
Topics
Railroads -- West (U.S.)
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Railroads
West (U.S.)
West (U.S.) -- Discovery and exploration
United States, West
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled from authorized explorations and other reliable data by Lieut. G.K. Warren, Topl. Engrs., in the office of Pacific R.R. Surveys, War Dept. under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.H. Emory, Topl. Engrs. in 1854, Capt. A.A. Humphreys, Topl. Engrs. in 1854-1858 ; recompiled and redrawn under the direction of the Chief of Corps of Engineers by Edward Freyhold, 1865-66-67-68 ; engraved & printed by Julius Bien, N.Y.
Content: Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
Content: Shows routes and dates of expeditions and surveys.
Statement of responsibility: At head of title: Head Quarters, Corps of Engineers, War Department.
Content: Includes inset of the "Territory of Alaska" and list of "Authorities."
Content: Color is red outlining states and territories, naming districts, and underlining names of military posts.
Content: NYPL Map Div. copy incomplete: library has SE sheet only ; Catalog description based on SE sheet as well as SW and SE sheets of uncolored edition.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : color ; 108 x 117 cm, sheets 57 x 64 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 958176266
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644157
Other local Identifier: US029.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3b6052b0-5b3c-0134-88bc-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

  • 1868: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Territory of the United States, from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1868. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/48215b70-5b3c-0134-4c60-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Territory of the United States, from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 23, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/48215b70-5b3c-0134-4c60-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1868). Territory of the United States, from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/48215b70-5b3c-0134-4c60-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Territory of the United States, from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean