Map Map of New Castle County, Delaware : from original surveys

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Title

  • Map of New Castle County, Delaware : from original surveys

Contributor Names

  • Rea, Samuel M.
  • Price, Jacob.
  • Riddle, George Read, 1817-1867.
  • Smith, Robert Pearsall, 1827-1898.
  • Smith & Wistar.
  • Rea & Price.

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : Smith & Wistar, 1849.

Subject Headings

  • -  New Castle County (Del.)--Maps
  • -  Landowners--Delaware--New Castle County--Maps
  • -  School districts--Delaware--New Castle County--Maps
  • -  Wilmington (Del.)--Maps
  • -  United States--Delaware--New Castle County
  • -  United States--Delaware--Wilmington

Genre

  • Maps

Notes

  • -  General-content county map showing hundreds (townships), school districts, rural buildings, and householders' names; Wilmington inset shows built-up areas.
  • -  Hand col. to emphasize city/hundred boundaries.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings.
  • -  "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1848 by Robert P. Smith in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
  • -  Originally printed on 4 sheets (later conjoined on cloth backing).
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Brittle, darkened, missing small sections at edges.
  • -  Includes note, statistical table, and ill.
  • -  Inset: Plan of the city of Wilmington / compiled from surveys by G.R. Riddle C.E. 1847, reduction by Rea and Price.
  • -  LC Land ownership maps, 70
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  2 copies

Medium

  • 1 map : hand col., cloth backing ; 120 x 82 cm., folded to 65 x 47 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3833.N4 1849 .R4
  • G3833.N4 1849 .R4 Copy 2 Not hand col. (black-and-white), has adhesive labels affixed, trimmed, portions of northeastern sheet cut away.

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2013593084

Online Format

  • image

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

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Chicago citation style:

Rea, Samuel M, Jacob Price, George Read Riddle, Robert Pearsall Smith, Smith & Wistar, and Rea & Price. Map of New Castle County, Delaware: from original surveys. Philadelphia: Smith & Wistar, 1849. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593084/.

APA citation style:

Rea, S. M., Price, J., Riddle, G. R., Smith, R. P., Smith & Wistar & Rea & Price. (1849) Map of New Castle County, Delaware: from original surveys. Philadelphia: Smith & Wistar. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2013593084/.

MLA citation style:

Rea, Samuel M, et al. Map of New Castle County, Delaware: from original surveys. Philadelphia: Smith & Wistar, 1849. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2013593084/>.