Format Maps
Contributors Williams, W.
Dates 1851
Location United States
Language English
Subjects United States
Title
A new map of the United States. Upon which are delineated its vast works of internal communication, routes across the continent &c. showing also Canada and the Island of Cuba,
Contributor Names
Williams, W. (Wellington)
Created / Published
Philadelphia, Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1851.
Subject Headings
-  United States
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:4,250,000.
-  Hand colored.
-  LC Railroad maps, 18
-  Detailed general map of the eastern half of the United States indicating drainage, state boundaries, state and county capitals, cities and towns, common roads, the "Oregon Route," canals, and railroads. One of the earliest maps to indicate an operating railroad west of the Mississippi River, from St. Louis to Jefferson City. Topography is indicated by hachures only in the inset of California. Indian tribes are shown west of the Mississippi River. [From published bibliography]
-  Insets: Map of the Niagara River and Falls.--City & harbor of Havana.--Map of the Island of Cuba.--Map of California, Oregon, New Mexico, Utah &c.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
col. map 63 x 76 cm.
Call Number
G3700 1851 .W5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
g3700 rr000180 http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3700.rr000180
Library of Congress Catalog Number
gm70005363
http://lccn.loc.gov/gm70005363


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