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Map National political map of the United States.

About this Item

Title

  • National political map of the United States.

Names

  • Ranney, Adolphus.
  • Blanchard, Rufus, 1821-1904.

Created / Published

  • New York : A. Ranney ; Chicago : Rufus Blanchard, 1856.

Headings

  • -  United States--Administrative and political divisions--Maps
  • -  United States--Politics and government--Maps
  • -  United States--Maps
  • -  United States

Genre

  • Maps

Notes

  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Shows free states, slave states, and the territory open to slavery or freedom by the repeal of the Missouri Compromise.
  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1856, by A. Ranney, in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the United States in and for the Southern District of New York."
  • -  Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C.
  • -  Includes text, statistics from the 1850 census, table of 1852 election results, table of Presidents and Vice Presidents, political diagram, and 6 portraits.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

Medium

  • 1 map : hand col., cloth backing ; 48 x 69 cm., on sheet 101 x 81 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3701.F7 1856 .N3

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012586609

Online Format

  • image

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

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Chicago citation style:

Ranney, Adolphus, and Rufus Blanchard. National political map of the United States. New York: A. Ranney ; Chicago: Rufus Blanchard, 1856. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012586609/.

APA citation style:

Ranney, A. & Blanchard, R. (1856) National political map of the United States. New York: A. Ranney ; Chicago: Rufus Blanchard. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012586609/.

MLA citation style:

Ranney, Adolphus, and Rufus Blanchard. National political map of the United States. New York: A. Ranney ; Chicago: Rufus Blanchard, 1856. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012586609/>.