Format Maps
Contributors Rand Mcnally and Company
Dates 1884
Location Transportation
United States
Language English
Subjects Transportation
United States
Title
How the public domain has been squandered, map showing the 139,403,026 acres of the people's land - equal to 871,268 farms of 160 acres each, worth at $2 an acre, $278,806,052, given by Republican Congresses to railroad corporations /
Contributor Names
Rand McNally and Company.
Created / Published
Chicago : Rand McNally and Company, 1884.
Subject Headings
-  Transportation--United States
-  United States
Notes
-  On sheet below map "We believe that the public lands ought, as far as possible, to be kept as homesteads for actual settlers; that all unearned lands heretofore improvidently granted to railroad corporations by the action of the Republican party should be restored to the public domain; and that no more grants of land shall be made to corporations, or be allowed to fall into the ownership of alien absentees. Democratic platform, 1884."
-  Exhibition: Maps for an Emerging Nation: Commercial Cartography in Nineteenth-century America, Aug. 8-Oct. 20, 1977 . DLC
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map ; 29 x 39 cm.
Call Number
G3701.P1 1884 .R3
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3701p ct001467 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3701p.ct001467
Library of Congress Catalog Number
2006627679
http://lccn.loc.gov/2006627679


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