Map of the United States : exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connecions & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers

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Title
Map of the United States : exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connecions & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers
Additional title: Map of the United States exhibiting post roads and distances : the first sheet comprehending the nine northern states, with parts of Virginia and the territory north of Ohio
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Whole

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1796
Place: [Philadelphia?]
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 00-387
Topics
United States -- Maps -- Early works to 1800
Post roads -- United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: "Deposited as the Act directs September 26th 1796."
Content: Prime meridian: Washington.
Content: National Endowment for the Humanities Grant for Access to Early Maps of the Middle Atlantic Seaboard.
Citation/reference: NYPL. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division X, p. 175
Content: Includes chart: Progress of the mail on the main line.
Statement of responsibility: by Abraham Bradley, jun. ; W. Harrison junr. scl.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 2 sheets ; 87 x 94 cm., sheets 90 x 49 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 50846123
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15519021
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c1397ac0-c52a-012f-f357-3c075448cc4b
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

  • 1796: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States : exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connecions & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1796. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fca8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the United States : exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connecions & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fca8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1796). Map of the United States : exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connecions & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/510d47df-fca8-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Map of the United States : exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connecions & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers