Maps 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 /
Rand Mcnally and Company
- 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--Maps
- - United States
- - 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 .
- - Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
- 1 map ; 29 x 39 cm.
- Call Number
- G3701.P1 1884 .R3
- 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
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