Map Delaware--1787

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Title
Delaware--1787
Contributor Names
United States. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, cartographer, publisher.
Churchman, John, 1753-1805, cartographer (expression)
American Philosophical Society, distributor.
Created / Published
[Washington, D.C.] : United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, [1937?]
Subject Headings
-  Delaware--Maps
-  Delaware Bay (Del. and N.J.)--Maps
-  Harbors--Delaware--Maps
-  United States--Delaware
-  United States--Delaware--Delaware Bay
Genre
Maps
Notes
-  Newly drawn map of the State of Delaware as it was in the year 1787.
-  Also covers the Delaware Bay (entire).
-  "Simplified from a 1787 map by John Churchman. Original in the Library of Congress."
-  Prime "Meridian of Philad'a--5h.0.35 west from Greenwich".
-  Includes reproduced title cartouche of the original 1787 map at upper right: To the American Philosophical Society--this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesapeak Bays ... is humbly inscribed by John Churchman.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
Medium
1 map : color ; x cm
Call Number/Physical Location
G3830 1787 .U5
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g3830.ct008435
Library of Congress Control Number
2017593518
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
Newly drawn map of the State of Delaware as it was in the year 1787. Also covers the Delaware Bay (entire). "Simplified from a 1787 map by John Churchman. Original in the Library of Congress." Prime "Meridian of Philad'a--5h.0.35 west from Greenwich". Includes reproduced title cartouche of the original 1787 map at upper right: To the American Philosophical Society--this map of the peninsula between Delaware & Chesapeak Bays ... is humbly inscribed by John Churchman. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2017593518
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Chicago citation style:

United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, Cartographer, Publisher, John Churchman, and Distributor American Philosophical Society. Delaware. [Washington, D.C.: United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, ?, 1787] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2017593518/.

APA citation style:

United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, C., Churchman, J. & American Philosophical Society, D. (1787) Delaware. [Washington, D.C.: United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, ?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2017593518/.

MLA citation style:

United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, Cartographer, Publisher, John Churchman, and Distributor American Philosophical Society. Delaware. [Washington, D.C.: United States Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, ?, 1787] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2017593518/>.