Post route map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin : with adjacent parts of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota

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Title
Post route map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin : with adjacent parts of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, and Minnesota
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
Poole, C. H. (Draftsman)
McClelland, D. (Engraver)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1880 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5397
Topics
Postal service -- Michigan
Postal service -- Wisconsin
Postal service -- Middle West
Mines and mineral resources -- Middle West
Michigan
Michigan -- Administrative and political divisions
Wisconsin
Wisconsin -- Administrative and political divisions
Middle West
Isle Royale (Mich.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Designed and constructed under the orders of postmaster John A.J. Creswell, second assistant postmaster general Giles A. Smith by W.L. Nicholson, topographer P.O. Dept ; drawn by C.H. Poole ; engraved by D. McClelland.
Date: "The service on this diagram brought up to date of August 1, 1880."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 461, column 2, no. 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:633,600. Ten miles to the inch (W 93°00ʹ--W 81°45ʹ/N 47°10ʹ--N 41°20ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map on 4 sheets : color, mounted on linen ; 104 x 140 cm, on sheets 54 x 74 cm or smaller
Description
Shows railroads, postal routes, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes explanation of service, general statistics, and distances. Inset: Isle Royale. "The first edition was issued in 1871."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1008785898
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645224
Folder number: US105.2.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 51ec6220-a146-0135-de3a-00382d16690f
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

  • 1880: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6434f7a0-a146-0135-cda9-37c020ae9af4

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 21, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6434f7a0-a146-0135-cda9-37c020ae9af4

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1880). Post route map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/6434f7a0-a146-0135-cda9-37c020ae9af4

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Post route map of the states of Michigan and Wisconsin