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
NamesUnited States. Post Office Department (Creator)Gresham, Walter Quintin, 1832-1895 (Creator)Roeser, C. (Charles) (Creator)McClelland, D. (Engraver)United States. Post Office Department (Publisher)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1883Place: Washington, D.C.?Publisher: Post Office Department, United States of America
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 16-5460
TopicsPostal service -- MinnesotaPost roads -- MinnesotaRailroads -- MinnesotaPostal serviceMinnesota -- Administrative and political divisionsMinnesota
NotesStatement 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. 2Funding: 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 DescriptionExtent: 1 map : color ; 143 x 104 cm, on sheet 147 x 106 cmNYPL Map Div. copy has accession no. stamped in lower left corner: 61754
DescriptionAlso 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 ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 70900673NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645287Folder number: US109.3.04Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 6e769e90-bdb7-0135-2fe3-292e597ed01d
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