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Map of Virginia showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860

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Title
Map of Virginia showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860
Names
Graham, H. S. (Henry S.) (Cartographer)
Graham, C. B. (Curtis B.) (Lithographer)
Hergesheimer, E. (Edwin) (Draftsman)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Virginia

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1861 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Henry S. Graham
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-691
Topics
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Slavery -- Virginia -- History
African Americans -- Virginia -- History
Slaves -- Virginia -- Statistics
African Americans
Population
Slaves
Virginia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Virginia
United States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Includes population table "Census of 1860."
Date: "Washington, June 13th, 1861."
Content: "Census Office, Dept. of the Interior Washington Sept. 9th, 1861. After a careful examination of this very interesting map I am prepared to state that it not only furnishes the evidences of great care in its preparation but can be relied on as corresponding with the official returns of the 8th census. Jos. C.G. Kennedy superintendent."
Content: "Sold for the benefit of the sick and wounded of the U.S. Army."
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress, A.D. 1861 by Henry S. Graham, in the clerk's office of the District of Columbia."
Statement of responsibility: "Drawn by E. Hergesheimer" -- lower left corner.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 48 x 69 cm, on sheet 57 x 77 cm
Description
Subject: Map of the state of Virginia and West Virginia, showing the states divided into counties with the percentage of slaves in each county. West Virginia is labeled "Kanawha."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 881474911
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21289960
Folder number: US242.1.03
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 44897610-52b2-0135-f351-0c78552ba04b
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1861: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Virginia showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1861. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/531b50b0-52b2-0135-4b86-6f2b83829517

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Virginia showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/531b50b0-52b2-0135-4b86-6f2b83829517

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1861). Map of Virginia showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/531b50b0-52b2-0135-4b86-6f2b83829517

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Map of Virginia showing the distribution of its slave population from the census of 1860