Post route map of the state of Maine and of the adjacent parts of New Hampshire and the Dominion of Canada: designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Alex. W. Randall and Second Ass't. Postmaster Gen'l. Geo. Wm. McLellan

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Title
Post route map of the state of Maine and of the adjacent parts of New Hampshire and the Dominion of Canada: designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Alex. W. Randall and Second Ass't. Postmaster Gen'l. Geo. Wm. McLellan
Names
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
Randall, Alexander Williams, 1819-1872 (Associated name)
McLellan, George William, 1804 or 1805-1877 (Associated name)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Maine

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. 16-5013
Topics
Postal service -- Maine
Post roads -- Maine
Railway mail service -- Maine
Railroads -- Maine
Maine
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept.
Date: "The first edition was issued in 1869."
Date: "The service on this diagram brought up to date of: September 1, 1880."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:538,560. 8 1/2 miles to one inch (W 71°32ʹ--W 66°40ʹ/N 47°31ʹ--N 42°58ʹ).
Creation/production credits: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 111, column 2, no. 5
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 94 x 74 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy is divided into 2 sheets each 98 x 55 cm
Imperfect: several pieces of map lacking along the bottom.
Description
Shows railroads, postal routes, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes explanation of mail service, distances and inset: Map of the state of Maine showing the connections with the surrounding states and provinces.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 963846145
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644840
Other local Identifier: US082.2.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7a5f6c40-a07b-0134-93e5-00505686a51c
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

  • 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 state of Maine and of the adjacent parts of New Hampshire and the Dominion of Canada" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1880. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9df5c8d0-a07b-0134-fe25-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Maine and of the adjacent parts of New Hampshire and the Dominion of Canada" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9df5c8d0-a07b-0134-fe25-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1880). Post route map of the state of Maine and of the adjacent parts of New Hampshire and the Dominion of Canada Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/9df5c8d0-a07b-0134-fe25-00505686a51c

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Post route map of the state of Maine and of the adjacent parts of New Hampshire and the Dominion of Canada