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Map Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific

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Title

  • Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific

Names

  • Lloyd, James T.
  • Smith, Rae.

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : J.T. Lloyd, 1859.

Headings

  • -  Railroads--United States--Maps
  • -  United States

Notes

  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  "Drawn & engraved at Rae Smith's, 71 Nassau St., N.Y. from materials furnished to the 36th Congress, March 1859 by G.K. Warren, Lt. U.S. Top. Eng. for the passage of the Pacific Railroad Bill."
  • -  "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1859 by J.T. Lloyd in the clerk's office of the District Court of the United States ..."
  • -  Includes portraits of 12 railroad presidents and advertisements.
  • -  LC copy imperfect: Tears in right and left margins, mended with tape. Water stains in left margin.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault

Medium

  • 1 map : hand col. ; 37 x 71 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3701.P3 1859 .L51

Repository

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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 90681024

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Lloyd, James T, and Rae Smith. Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific. Philadelphia: J.T. Lloyd, 1859. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/90681024/.

APA citation style:

Lloyd, J. T. & Smith, R. (1859) Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific. Philadelphia: J.T. Lloyd. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/90681024/.

MLA citation style:

Lloyd, James T, and Rae Smith. Lloyd's American railroad map of the United States, showing the three proposed roads and the overland mail route to the Pacific. Philadelphia: J.T. Lloyd, 1859. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/90681024/>.