Post route map of the state of Minnesota : with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions : showing post offices with the intermediate distances between them and mail routes in operation on 1st October 1883

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Title
Post route map of the state of Minnesota : with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions : showing post offices with the intermediate distances between them and mail routes in operation on 1st October 1883
Names
United States. Post Office Department (Creator)
Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895 (Creator)
Roeser, C. (Charles) (Creator)
McClelland, D. (Engraver)
United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Minnesota

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1883
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: Post Office Department, United States of America
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-5460
Topics
Postal service -- Minnesota
Post roads -- Minnesota
Railroads -- Minnesota
Postal service
Minnesota -- Administrative and political divisions
Minnesota
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Engraved by D. McClelland, Washn., D.C.
Statement of responsibility: "Published by order of Postmaster General Walter Q. Gresham under the direction of C. Roeser, Jr., Topographer, P.O. Dept."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 529, column 1, no. 2
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale 1:633,600. Ten miles to the inch (W 97°14ʹ--W 89°29ʹ/N 49°23ʹ--N 42°30ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : color ; 143 x 104 cm, on sheet 147 x 106 cm
NYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 61754
Description
Also shows railroads, postal routes, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Prime meridian: Washington, D.C. Includes table of "Distances computed by the shortest mail routes and from the terminal post offices." At head of title: [logo] Post Office Department. "The first edition was issued in 1876." "The service on this diagram brought up to date of Dec. 1, 1883."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 70900673
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645287
Folder number: US109.3.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6e769e90-bdb7-0135-2fe3-292e597ed01d
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

  • 1883: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Minnesota " The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1883. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d28e2750-5d29-0136-ab4b-06d71f8c7f41

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Post route map of the state of Minnesota " New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 17, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d28e2750-5d29-0136-ab4b-06d71f8c7f41

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1883). Post route map of the state of Minnesota Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/d28e2750-5d29-0136-ab4b-06d71f8c7f41

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Post route map of the state of Minnesota