Post route map of the State of Florida with adjacent parts of Georgia and Alabama also the neighboring West India Islands showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of February 1885

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Title
Post route map of the State of Florida with adjacent parts of Georgia and Alabama also the neighboring West India Islands showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of February 1885
Names
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Wanamaker, John, 1838-1922 (Creator)
Nicholson, W. L. (Creator)
United States. Post Office Department (Creator)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Florida

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1885 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: Post Office Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5718
Topics
Postal service -- Florida
Counties -- Florida
Railroads -- Florida
Florida
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Scale 1:760,320.12 miles to 1 inch (W 87°38ʹ--W 79°58ʹ/N 31°00ʹ--N 27°20ʹ).
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 4, page 55, column 1, no. 7
Date: "The service on this diagram brought up to date of March 1st. 1885."
Statement of responsibility: "Published by order of Postmaster General John Wanamaker; under the direction of by W.L. Nicholson, topographer P.O. Dept., 1884."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 60 x 106 cm, on sheet 66 x 114 cm
Description
Shows railroads, postal routes, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Includes "explanation of mail service." At head of title: [logo] Post Office Department.Map is the northern part of a 2 sheet set.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 973333735
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644525
Folder number: US053.4.01
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4cc2c200-f22f-0134-c9f3-05ff77673824
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

  • 1885: 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 Florida with adjacent parts of Georgia and Alabama also the neighboring West India Islands showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of February 1885" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1885. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c551c3b0-f22f-0134-1049-11bd4e72d2e6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the State of Florida with adjacent parts of Georgia and Alabama also the neighboring West India Islands showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of February 1885" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 19, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c551c3b0-f22f-0134-1049-11bd4e72d2e6

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1885). Post route map of the State of Florida with adjacent parts of Georgia and Alabama also the neighboring West India Islands showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of February 1885 Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/c551c3b0-f22f-0134-1049-11bd4e72d2e6

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Post route map of the State of Florida with adjacent parts of Georgia and Alabama also the neighboring West India Islands showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of February 1885