Map Map of the United States, exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers Map of the United States, exhibiting post roads & distances

About this Item

Title
Map of the United States, exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers
Other Title
Map of the United States, exhibiting post roads & distances
Contributor Names
Bradley, Abraham, 1767-1838.
Harrison, William, 1774-
Barker, W. (William), active 1795-1803.
Created / Published
[Philadelphia?] : Abraham Bradley, Junr., [1796]
Subject Headings
-  United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Post roads--United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  Post office stations and branches--United States--Maps--Early works to 1800
-  United States--Maps
-  United States
Genre
Road maps
Early maps
Notes
-  Relief shown pictorially.
-  In upper left margin: Deposited as the Act directs September 26, 1796.
-  Wheat & Brun 1978 revised edition, 129
-  State III of the map, according to Wheat & Brun.
-  Prime meridian: Washington.
-  Includes chart showing "Progress of the mail on the main line".
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  LC copy sectioned into 32 pieces and mounted on cloth to facilitate folding.
Medium
1 map : hand colored ; 91 x 98 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G3700 1796 .B73
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3700.ct004513
Library of Congress Control Number
2015591093
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
Relief shown pictorially. In upper left margin: Deposited as the Act directs September 26, 1796. Wheat & Brun 1978 revised edition, 129 State III of the map, according to Wheat & Brun. Prime meridian: Washington. Includes chart showing "Progress of the mail on the main line". Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy sectioned into 32 pieces and mounted on cloth to facilitate folding.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2015591093
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record
IIIF Presentation Manifest
Manifest (JSON/LD)

Rights & Access

The maps in the Map Collections materials were either published prior to 1922, produced by the United States government, or both (see catalogue records that accompany each map for information regarding date of publication and source). The Library of Congress is providing access to these materials for educational and research purposes and is not aware of any U.S. copyright protection (see Title 17 of the United States Code) or any other restrictions in the Map Collection materials.

Note that the written permission of the copyright owners and/or other rights holders (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) is required for distribution, reproduction, or other use of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use or other statutory exemptions. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of an item and securing any necessary permissions ultimately rests with persons desiring to use the item.

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

Cite This Item

Citations are generated automatically from bibliographic data as a convenience, and may not be complete or accurate.

Chicago citation style:

Bradley, Abraham, William Harrison, and W Barker. Map of the United States, exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers. [Philadelphia?: Abraham Bradley, Junr, 1796] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2015591093/.

APA citation style:

Bradley, A., Harrison, W. & Barker, W. (1796) Map of the United States, exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers. [Philadelphia?: Abraham Bradley, Junr] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2015591093/.

MLA citation style:

Bradley, Abraham, William Harrison, and W Barker. Map of the United States, exhibiting the post-roads, the situations, connections & distances of the post-offices, stage roads, counties, ports of entry and delivery for foreign vessels, and the principal rivers. [Philadelphia?: Abraham Bradley, Junr, 1796] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2015591093/>.