Map A map of the United States exhibiting post roads & distances : the first sheet comprehending the nine northern states, with parts of Virginia and the territory north of Ohio Map of the United States exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers

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Title

  • A map of the United States exhibiting post roads & distances : the first sheet comprehending the nine northern states, with parts of Virginia and the territory north of Ohio

Other Title

  • Map of the United States exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers

Contributor Names

  • Bradley, Abraham, 1767-1838.
  • Harrison, William, 1774-
  • Barker, W. (William), active 1795-1803.

Created / Published

  • [Philadelphia?] : Abraham Bradley Junr., [1796?]

Subject Headings

  • -  United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Post roads--United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States

Notes

  • -  Relief shown pictorially.
  • -  Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
  • -  Handwritten on slip of paper affixed to map verso: "No. 154, title page of Map of United States deposited by Abm. Bradley junr. as author, Sept. 26th 1796."
  • -  "W. Barker, sculp. Philada."
  • -  Sheets joined to form 1 map.
  • -  LC Trails, 30
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Includes mail transportation chart and text.
  • -  Fold-lined, some brown coloration along folds. Some annotations in pencil.
  • -  Copy imperfect: Sheet sectioned vertically in half.

Medium

  • 1 map on 4 sheets ; 88 x 94 cm., sheets 42 x 48 cm. or smaller.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3700 1796 .B72

Repository

  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004633148

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Bradley, Abraham, William Harrison, and W Barker. A map of the United States exhibiting post roads & distances: the first sheet comprehending the nine northern states, with parts of Virginia and the territory north of Ohio. [Philadelphia?: Abraham Bradley Junr., ?, 1796] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004633148/.

APA citation style:

Bradley, A., Harrison, W. & Barker, W. (1796) A map of the United States exhibiting post roads & distances: the first sheet comprehending the nine northern states, with parts of Virginia and the territory north of Ohio. [Philadelphia?: Abraham Bradley Junr., ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004633148/.

MLA citation style:

Bradley, Abraham, William Harrison, and W Barker. A map of the United States exhibiting post roads & distances: the first sheet comprehending the nine northern states, with parts of Virginia and the territory north of Ohio. [Philadelphia?: Abraham Bradley Junr., ?, 1796] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004633148/>.