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Maps [Map of the United States and Canada].

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[Map of the United States and Canada].
Contributor Names
Breese, Samuel, 1802-1873.
Created / Published
Subject Headings
-  United States--Maps, Manuscript
-  Canada--Maps, Manuscript
-  Indians of North America--Maps
-  United States
-  Canada
-  Shows only southeastern and southwestern portions of Canada.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Title from published version.
-  Published version: Harper's cereographic map of the United States and Canada. New York : Harper & Brothers, 1847.
-  Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
-  Pen-and-ink, colored ink, and watercolor.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes notes indicating distribution of Native American populations, 4 blank areas preserved for further additions, and 17 insets, insets pasted on.
-  Annotations in margins.
-  Minor losses along folds.
-  Conserved, mounted on rice paper.
-  Vendor: John Carbonell
-  Acquisitions control no. 1998-41
1 ms. map : col. ; 77 x 108 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3700 1847 .B72
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
Library of Congress Control Number
Online Format
LCCN Permalink
Library of Congress Online Catalog
Additional Metadata Formats
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Breese, Samuel. [Map of the United States and Canada]. [?, 1847] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, (Accessed October 21, 2016.)

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Breese, Samuel. [Map of the United States and Canada]. [?, 1847] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.