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Map A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law Map of Virginia

About this Item

Title

  • A map of the state of Virginia : reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law

Other Title

  • Map of Virginia

Names

  • Böÿe, Herman.
  • Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858.
  • Dawson, E. B.
  • Giles, William Branch, 1762-1830.

Created / Published

  • [Philadelphia : H.S. Tanner and E.B. Dawson, 1827]

Headings

  • -  Virginia--Maps
  • -  West Virginia--Maps
  • -  Maryland--Maps
  • -  Delaware--Maps
  • -  Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  United States--Virginia
  • -  United States--West Virginia
  • -  United States--Maryland
  • -  United States--Delaware
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington

Genre

  • Maps

Notes

  • -  Covers also Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and southern Pennsylvania.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress, the 31st day of October 1827 by W.B. Giles, Governor of the State of Virginia."
  • -  Prime meridian: Washington.
  • -  Issued in blue slipcase designed for this map.
  • -  Annotations of place names on map area in ink (red and black) and pencil.
  • -  Handwritten annotations on pages [2] and [3] of cover: To Rev. C. Braxton Bryan, given me at the Council that met in Fredericksburg in May-21-24 1879, C.B.B; and This map was the propriety of John Randolph, Roanoke, Virginia.
  • -  Includes text and tables: References -- Deviation of the Magnetic Needle from the True Meridian -- Memoranda -- Geological Remarks --Situation, Extent, etc. -- Table of Population -- Statistical Table -- Geographical Positions -- Steam Boat Routes -- Altitudes of Mountains &c. in Virginia above Tide water.
  • -  In pencil on verso: 23598.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Discoloration, use-worn, missing small internal sections along cut-lines, stained, minor repairs along fold-lines and foxed.
  • -  Gift; William C. Wooldridge and Norfolk Southern Corporation; Jan. 19, 2013

Medium

  • 1 map : hand col., mounted on cloth backing ; 75 x 122 cm., folded to 20 x 13 cm., in cover 21 x 14 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3880 1827 .B6

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012589665

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Böÿe, Herman, Henry Schenck Tanner, E. B Dawson, and William Branch Giles. A map of the state of Virginia: reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law. [Philadelphia: H.S. Tanner and E.B. Dawson, 1827] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012589665/.

APA citation style:

Böÿe, H., Tanner, H. S., Dawson, E. B. & Giles, W. B. (1827) A map of the state of Virginia: reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law. [Philadelphia: H.S. Tanner and E.B. Dawson] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012589665/.

MLA citation style:

Böÿe, Herman, et al. A map of the state of Virginia: reduced from the nine sheet map of the state in conformity to law. [Philadelphia: H.S. Tanner and E.B. Dawson, 1827] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012589665/>.