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

About this Item

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

Names

  • Melish, John, 1771-1822.
  • Vallance, J. (John), 1770-1823.
  • Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858.

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : John Melish, 1820.

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 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2008622175

Online Format

  • image

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division.

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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. https://www.loc.gov/item/2008622175/.

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/.

MLA 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, <www.loc.gov/item/2008622175/>.