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Title
Map of Presqu'ile Bay or Erie Harbor
Names
Williams, W. G. (William G.), -1846 (Surveyor)
United States. Topographical Bureau (Creator)
United States. Congress (27th, 2nd session : 1841-1842). House (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Pennsylvania

Cities and towns, A - Z

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1841 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: United States House of Representatives
Edition: United States congressional serial set edition
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5200
Topics
Harbors -- Pennsylvania -- Erie
Channels (Hydraulic engineering) -- Pennsylvania -- Presque Isle Bay (Pa.)
Erie (Pa.)
Presque Isle Bay (Pa.)
Presque Isle Bay (Pa.) -- Surveys
Erie, Lake -- Presque Isle Bay (Pa.)
Pennsylvania -- Erie
Genres
Maps
Bathymetric maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Surveyed by Capt. W.C. Williams, Topl. Engs., 1839.
Citation/reference: Congressional information service. CIS U.S. serial set index. Pt. 14, Index and carto-bibliography of maps, entry 401 (27-2) H.doc. 2, map 2
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 3, page 740, column a, no. 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 26 x 43 cm, on sheet 33 x 50 cm
Description
Map of Presque Isle and Presque Isle Bay, showing the harbor at Erie, Pennsylvania. Shows city street plan, eastern harbor entrance, and proposed western harbor entrance. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines. Oriented with north toward the upper right. "Doc: No. 2, 2nd Session, 27th Congress." [House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 27th Congress, 2nd session, no. 2]
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 782061184
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646238
Folder number: US208.1.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a1938e40-9024-0135-fb0d-039219a57d85
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

  • 1841: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Presqu'ile Bay or Erie Harbor " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1841. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b3213e40-9024-0135-c492-41818570f3d6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of Presqu'ile Bay or Erie Harbor " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 22, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b3213e40-9024-0135-c492-41818570f3d6

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1841). Map of Presqu'ile Bay or Erie Harbor Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/b3213e40-9024-0135-c492-41818570f3d6

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of Presqu'ile Bay or Erie Harbor