Maps Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions Map of United States and adjacent British & Spanish possessions

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Title
Map of the United States of America : with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions
Other Title
Map of United States and adjacent British & Spanish possessions
Contributor Names
Melish, John, 1771-1822.
Vallance, J. (John), 1770-1823.
Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858.
Created / Published
Philadelphia : John Melish, 1820.
Subject Headings
-  United States--Maps
-  Great Britain--Colonies--America--Maps
-  Spain--Colonies--America--Maps
-  United States
Notes
-  Also shows southern Canada, Mexico, parts of Central America, and the West Indies.
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress the 16th day of June 1820."
-  This is a variant edition printed between the documented 6th and 7th states. The 6th and 7th states of the map are described in: A la carte / compiled by Walter Ristow. 1972. p. 180.
-  Prime meridians: London and Washington, D.C.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  Includes "general statistical table," "statistical table of the several countries exhibited ...," and inset of the West Indies.
-  Sectioned into 50 pieces, mounted on cloth. Edged with green silk.
-  Vendor: Old Print Shop
-  Acquisitions control no. 2008-127
Medium
1 map : hand col. ; 110 x 150 cm., folded to 22 x 15 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3700 1820 .M4e2
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3700.ct002320
Library of Congress Control Number
2008622175
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2008622175
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2008622175&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Chicago citation style:

Melish, John, J Vallance, and Henry Schenck Tanner. Map of the United States of America: with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions. Philadelphia: John Melish, 1820. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008622175/. (Accessed December 02, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Melish, J., Vallance, J. & Tanner, H. S. (1820) Map of the United States of America: with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions. Philadelphia: John Melish. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2008622175/.

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Melish, John, J Vallance, and Henry Schenck Tanner. Map of the United States of America: with the contiguous British & Spanish possessions. Philadelphia: John Melish, 1820. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2008622175/>.