Map Nebraska and Kanzas Nebraska and Kansas

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Nebraska and Kanzas
Other Title
Nebraska and Kansas
Contributor Names
J.H. Colton & Co., cartographer.
Created / Published
New York : Published by J.H. Colton & Co., [1855]
Subject Headings
-  Nebraska--Maps
-  Kansas--Maps
-  United States--Nebraska
-  United States--Kansas
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Shows routes explored for Pacific railroad by Captain J.W. Gunnison and Lieutenant E.G. Beckwith; shows route for a proposed railroad to the West Coast as Governor Stevens' Route & line of proposed Pacific railroad; and adjacent portions of neighboring states. Hand colored in pink to define territory and state boundaries.
-  "Published by J.H. Colton & Co. No. 172 William St. New York.; Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United Stated for the Southern District of New York."
-  Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
-  Includes notes.
-  At lower right: No. 50.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
1 map : hand colored ; 29 x 36 cm, on sheet 39 x 47 cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G4190 1855 .J4
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
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J.H. Colton & Co., Cartographer. Nebraska and Kanzas. [New York: Published by J.H. Colton & Co, 1855] Map.

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J.H. Colton & Co, C. (1855) Nebraska and Kanzas. [New York: Published by J.H. Colton & Co] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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J.H. Colton & Co., Cartographer. Nebraska and Kanzas. [New York: Published by J.H. Colton & Co, 1855] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.

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