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Map Delaware and Maryland.

About this Item


  • Delaware and Maryland.


  • J.H. Colton & Co., cartographer, publisher.

Created / Published

  • New York : Published by J.H. Colton & Co., [1857]


  • -  Delaware--Maps
  • -  Maryland--Maps
  • -  Washington (D.C.)--Maps
  • -  United States--Delaware
  • -  United States--Maryland
  • -  United States--District of Columbia--Washington


  • Maps


  • -  General-content state map hand colored to distinguish counties.
  • -  Hundred (township) names printed in Delaware portion.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J. H. Colton & Co. in [...] the Southern District of New York."
  • -  Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington D.C.
  • -  This map is an atlas page appearing in: Colton's general atlas. New York : 1857.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Typewritten source note attached to verso at upper sheet edge, adhesive label with inked number affixed to verso.
  • -  Includes text, notes, inset of "District of Columbia", 2 D.C. population data tables, and index to D.C. points-of-interest.
  • -  Full page-size text titled "The State of Maryland" and 2 Maryland population data tables on verso.
  • -  Plate number at lower right: No. 24.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.


  • 1 map : color ; 29 x 42 cm

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3830 1857 .J2


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2017593564

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

J.H. Colton & Co., Cartographer, Publisher. Delaware and Maryland. [New York: Published by J.H. Colton & Co, 1857] Map.

APA citation style:

J.H. Colton & Co, C. (1857) Delaware and Maryland. [New York: Published by J.H. Colton & Co] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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J.H. Colton & Co., Cartographer, Publisher. Delaware and Maryland. [New York: Published by J.H. Colton & Co, 1857] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.