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Title
Map of the territory of the [U]nite[d States]
Additional title: Map of the territory of the [U]nite[d States including islands on the North Pacific]
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1869 (Questionable)
Place: Washington, D.C.?
Publisher: publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-589
Topics
Railroads -- West (U.S.)
West (U.S.)
Genres
Maps
Notes
Content: Fragment covers southwestern United States, as far northwest as California-Oregon border and northeast as northeastern Illinois; south to Big Bend in the Rio Grande River.
Content: Shows railroads, including connection between Union Pacific and Central Pacific railroads, joined in 1869.
Content: Complete title of map undetermined; printed scale ratio and scale bar pasted over part of title; part of title cut off.
Content: Boundaries colored; names of selected locations underlined in red, with flag symbols adjacent.
Content: At head of title, insignia of a U.S. government agency (Corps of Engineers?) includes eagle on top and motto on bottom: Essayons.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 81 x 153 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 958344296
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21082131
Other local Identifier: US029.3
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a0da5f70-7dba-0134-163d-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

  • 1869: Issued
  • 2017: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of the [U]nite[d States]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1869. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f1b1a110-028a-0135-bbdc-0fbc20c66e52

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of the [U]nite[d States]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 31, 2020. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f1b1a110-028a-0135-bbdc-0fbc20c66e52

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1869). Map of the territory of the [U]nite[d States] Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/f1b1a110-028a-0135-bbdc-0fbc20c66e52

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the territory of the [U]nite[d States]