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Colton's map of the southern states: including Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas

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Title
Colton's map of the southern states: including Maryland, Delaware, Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas
Names
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 (Publisher)
Smith, J. Calvin (John Calvin) (Associated name)
Steiger, William G. (Associated name)
Lang & Laing Lith. (Printer)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1862
Place: New York
Publisher: J.H. Colton
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5325
Topics
Southern States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Relief shown by hachures.
Content: "Showing also part of adjoining states & territories, locating the forts & military stations of the U. States & showing all the railroads, r.r. stations, & other internal improvements."
Content: Prime meridian: Washington.
Statement of responsibility: "Printed by Lang & Laing, 117 Fulton St., N.Y."
Date: "Entered ... 1861 ..."
Content: Insets: "Southern part of Florida" and "Colton's map of the United States showing the proposed railroad routes to the Pacific Ocean."
Statement of responsibility: "General Land Office, Washington City, D.C. I hereby certify that Mr. J. Calvin Smith of New York has copied from the original plats in this Office, all the surveys deposited here to the present time for the purpose of constructing his map of the United States. [sign. Wm. G. Steiger], Prin. Clk. of Surveys."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 92 x 129 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Languages
English
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 38451087
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14014895
Other local Identifier: US027.3.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8f054350-8756-0134-1050-00505686a51c
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

  • 1800: Creator Born
  • 1862: Issued
  • 1893: Creator Died
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's map of the southern states" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1862. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9b358410-8756-0134-5e8d-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Colton's map of the southern states" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 3, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9b358410-8756-0134-5e8d-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1862). Colton's map of the southern states Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9b358410-8756-0134-5e8d-00505686a51c

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Colton's map of the southern states