Map Farm map of Alexandria Township, Hunterdon Co., N.J.

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Title
Farm map of Alexandria Township, Hunterdon Co., N.J.
Contributor Names
Hughes, Matthew, cartographer.
Friend & Aub.
Created / Published
[Philadelphia?] : Published by Matthew Hughes, 1860.
Philada. [Philadelphia] : Lith. of Friend & Aub.
Subject Headings
-  Farms--New Jersey--Alexandria (Township)--Maps
-  Farms, Size of--New Jersey--Alexandria (Township)--Maps
-  Landowners--New Jersey--Alexandria (Township)--Maps
-  Real property--New Jersey--Alexandria (Township)--Maps
-  Alexandria (N.J. : Township)--Maps
-  United States--New Jersey--Alexandria (Township)
Genre
Cadastral maps
Wall maps
Notes
-  Township wall map showing individual farms, farmstead buildings, landowners' names, and farm acreages.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Hand colored to emphasize individual farms.
-  "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 by Matthew Hughes in the ... eastern District of Pa."
-  LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, brittle, darkened, extensively tape-mended on verso, mounted on cloth backing, hemmed in cloth (partially missing) along lateral edges.
-  Originally printed on 4 sheets (now conjoined on cloth backing).
-  Issued with rounded wooden rods attached to upper/lower sheet edges to enable wall hanging and to be rollable for remote storage.
-  Includes note, list of map subscribers' names, statistical table of distances between places in the township, and illustrations of principal residences/ farmsteads/gristmills.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map : color ; 159 x 117 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G3814.A27J15 1860 .H8
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3814a.la002348
Library of Congress Control Number
2015585541
Online Format
image
Description
Township wall map showing individual farms, farmstead buildings, landowners' names, and farm acreages. Relief shown by hachures. Hand colored to emphasize individual farms. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1860 by Matthew Hughes in the ... eastern District of Pa." LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, brittle, darkened, extensively tape-mended on verso, mounted on cloth backing, hemmed in cloth (partially missing) along lateral edges. Originally printed on 4 sheets (now conjoined on cloth backing). Issued with rounded wooden rods attached to upper/lower sheet edges to enable wall hanging and to be rollable for remote storage. Includes note, list of map subscribers' names, statistical table of distances between places in the township, and illustrations of principal residences/ farmsteads/gristmills. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2015585541
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Hughes, Matthew, Cartographer, and Friend & Aub. Farm map of Alexandria Township, Hunterdon Co., N.J. [Philadelphia?: Published by Matthew Hughes, . Philada. Philadelphia: Lith. of Friend & Aub, 1860] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015585541/.

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Hughes, M. & Friend & Aub. (1860) Farm map of Alexandria Township, Hunterdon Co., N.J. [Philadelphia?: Published by Matthew Hughes, . Philada. Philadelphia: Lith. of Friend & Aub] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015585541/.

MLA citation style:

Hughes, Matthew, Cartographer, and Friend & Aub. Farm map of Alexandria Township, Hunterdon Co., N.J. [Philadelphia?: Published by Matthew Hughes, . Philada. Philadelphia: Lith. of Friend & Aub, 1860] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015585541/>.