Map A chart exhibiting the light houses and light vessels on the coast of the United States of America : from Maine to Virginia inclusive Chart exhibiting the light houses and light vessels from Maine to Virginia inclusive

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Title

  • A chart exhibiting the light houses and light vessels on the coast of the United States of America : from Maine to Virginia inclusive

Other Title

  • Chart exhibiting the light houses and light vessels from Maine to Virginia inclusive

Contributor Names

  • Pleasonton, Stephen, -1855, cartographer.
  • Fillmore, Millard, 1800-1874, collector.
  • United States. Department of the Treasury. Office of the Fifth Auditor, publisher.
  • C.B. Graham's Lith., printer.

Created / Published

  • [Washington, D.C.] : 5th Auditor Treas[ur]y Depa[rtmen]t, 1848.
  • Washington, D.C. : C.B. Graham Lith'r, [1848]

Subject Headings

  • -  Lighthouses--New England--Maps
  • -  Lighthouses--Middle Atlantic States--Maps
  • -  Lightships--New England--Maps
  • -  Lightships--Middle Atlantic States--Maps
  • -  Atlantic Coast (New England)--Maps
  • -  Atlantic Coast (Middle Atlantic States)--Maps
  • -  United States--New England
  • -  United States--Middle Atlantic States
  • -  United States--Atlantic Coast

Genre

  • Nautical charts

Notes

  • -  Printed so that red-and-yellow symbols indicate the lighthouse locations and the state lines.
  • -  Prime meridian: Washington D.C.
  • -  LC sheet imperfect: Wrinkled, probably removed from a textual publication (missing).
  • -  Includes 2 bar scales--1 in statute miles, the other in geographical (nautical) miles.
  • -  Handwritten (cursive script) inked identification statement on verso panel: Chart of light houses & light vessels on the coast of the United States, from Maine to Virginia, 1848, M. Fillmore.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault

Medium

  • 1 map : color ; 66 x 54 cm, folded to 24 x 16 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3721.P5 1848 .P5

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2018588023

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Pleasonton, Stephen, -1855, Cartographer, Millard Fillmore, Publisher United States Department Of The Treasury. Office Of The Fifth Auditor, and Printer C.B. Graham'S Lith. A chart exhibiting the light houses and light vessels on the coast of the United States of America: from Maine to Virginia inclusive. [Washington, D.C.: 5th Auditor Treasury Department, . Washington, D.C.: C.B. Graham Lith'r, 1848] Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588023/.

APA citation style:

Pleasonton, S., Fillmore, M., United States Department Of The Treasury. Office Of The Fifth Auditor, P. & C.B. Graham'S Lith, P. (1848) A chart exhibiting the light houses and light vessels on the coast of the United States of America: from Maine to Virginia inclusive. [Washington, D.C.: 5th Auditor Treasury Department, . Washington, D.C.: C.B. Graham Lith'r] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2018588023/.

MLA citation style:

Pleasonton, Stephen, -1855, Cartographer, et al. A chart exhibiting the light houses and light vessels on the coast of the United States of America: from Maine to Virginia inclusive. [Washington, D.C.: 5th Auditor Treasury Department, . Washington, D.C.: C.B. Graham Lith'r, 1848] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2018588023/>.