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Maps Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys

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Title
Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys
Contributor Names
Morris, William E. (William Ellis), 1812-1875.
Smith & Wistar.
Created / Published
Philadelphia : Smith & Wistar, [1849]
Subject Headings
-  Montgomery County (Pa.)--Maps
-  Philadelphia Suburban Area (Pa.)--Maps
-  Landowners--Pennsylvania--Montgomery County--Maps
-  Pottstown (Pa.)--Maps
-  Norristown (Pa.)--Maps
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Montgomery County
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Suburban Area
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Pottstown
-  United States--Pennsylvania--Norristown
Genre
Maps
Notes
-  General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names.
-  Also covers southern portion of county annexed by City of Philadelphia in 1854.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Oriented with north toward the upper left.
-  Prime meridian: Philadelphia.
-  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1849 by Smith & Wistar in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
-  Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets).
-  LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, sheets halved to enable folding.
-  Includes text (historical), "Statistical table for the year 1848", and ill.
-  Insets: Plan of the Borough of Pottstown -- Plan of the Borough of Norristown.
-  LC Land ownership maps, 777
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map on 2 sheets : cloth backing ; 87 x 132 cm., sheets 101 x 72 cm. and 101 x 76 cm., folded to 51 x 72 cm. and 51 x 76 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G3823.M7 1849 .M6
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3823m.la000777
Library of Congress Control Number
2012590207
Online Format
image
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2012590207
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=2012590207&searchType=1&recCount=10
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MODS Record
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Chicago citation style:

Morris, William E, and Smith & Wistar. Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: from original surveys. [Philadelphia: Smith & Wistar, 1849] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012590207/. (Accessed September 30, 2016.)

APA citation style:

Morris, W. E. & Smith & Wistar. (1849) Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: from original surveys. [Philadelphia: Smith & Wistar] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012590207/.

MLA citation style:

Morris, William E, and Smith & Wistar. Map of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania: from original surveys. [Philadelphia: Smith & Wistar, 1849] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/2012590207/>.