Map Map of Morris County, New Jersey : from original surveys

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About this Item

Title

  • Map of Morris County, New Jersey : from original surveys

Names

  • Lightfoot, Jesse (Surveyor)
  • Geil, Samuel.
  • Smith, Robert Pearsall, 1827-1898.

Created / Published

  • Morristown [N.J.] : J.B. Shields, publisher, 1853.

Headings

  • -  Morris County (N.J.)--Maps
  • -  Landowners--New Jersey--Morris County--Maps
  • -  Landowners--New Jersey--Dover--Maps
  • -  Landowners--New Jersey--Morristown--Maps
  • -  Dover (N.J.)--Maps
  • -  Morristown (N.J.)--Maps
  • -  United States--New Jersey--Morris County
  • -  United States--New Jersey--Dover
  • -  United States--New Jersey--Morristown

Genre

  • Wall maps

Notes

  • -  General-content county wall map showing rural buildings and householders' names.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Hand colored to emphasize township boundaries.
  • -  Originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined to form single wall-map sheet).
  • -  "Entered according to the Act of Congress in the year 1853 by R.P. Smith in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Original conjoined sheet quartered, mounted on cloth backing to enable folding, torn, wrinkled.
  • -  LC Land ownership maps, 460
  • -  Includes text, 2 extremity insets, and illustrations of prominent buildings.
  • -  Two street-map insets showing buildings and occupants' names: Plan of Dover / surveyed & drawn by S. Geil -- Plan of Morristown, Morris County, New Jersey.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  2 copies

Medium

  • 1 map : color ; 93 x 128 cm, folded to 49 x 67 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3813.M7 1853 .L5
  • G3814.M7 1853 .L5 Copy 2 Laminated, on 2 sheets (100 x 66 cm and 100 x 68 cm), mounted on cloth backing, each sheet halved to enable folding, adhesive copyright label affixed to recto, sizable lower left portion of western sheet town away/missing (including Dover inset).

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012593679

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Lightfoot, Jesse, Samuel Geil, and Robert Pearsall Smith. Map of Morris County, New Jersey: from original surveys. [Morristown N.J.: J.B. Shields, publisher, 1853] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2012593679/.

APA citation style:

Lightfoot, J., Geil, S. & Smith, R. P. (1853) Map of Morris County, New Jersey: from original surveys. [Morristown N.J.: J.B. Shields, publisher] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2012593679/.

MLA citation style:

Lightfoot, Jesse, Samuel Geil, and Robert Pearsall Smith. Map of Morris County, New Jersey: from original surveys. [Morristown N.J.: J.B. Shields, publisher, 1853] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2012593679/>.