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Book/Printed Material The history of Mason and Dixon's Line

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Title

  • The history of Mason and Dixon's Line

Summary

  • The story of the demarcation of the boundary between Maryland and Pennsylvania that became the dividing line between free and slave states. Latrobe was a lawyer, inventor, and speaker; he was also president of the American Colonization Society (1853-90), founder of the Maryland Historical Society, and a central figure in the movement to colonize the Republic of Liberia.

Names

  • Latrobe, John H. B. (John Hazlehurst Boneval), 1803-1891.
  • Historical Society of Pennsylvania.
  • Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection (Library of Congress)

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo, and Co., 1855.

Headings

  • -  Mason-Dixon Line--History
  • -  Pennsylvania--Boundaries--Maryland--History
  • -  Maryland--Boundaries--Pennsylvania--History

Genre

  • Addresses--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1854

Notes

  • -  Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.

Medium

  • 52 p., [1] leaf of plates : ill. ; 22 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • E449 .D16 vol. 22, no. 5

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 91898509

Online Format

  • image
  • online text
  • pdf

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Credit Line: Library of Congress, Rare Book and Special Collections Division.

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Chicago citation style:

Latrobe, John H. B, Historical Society Of Pennsylvania, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The history of Mason and Dixon's Line. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co, 1855. Pdf. https://www.loc.gov/item/91898509/.

APA citation style:

Latrobe, J. H. B., Historical Society Of Pennsylvania & Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. (1855) The history of Mason and Dixon's Line. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co. [Pdf] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/91898509/.

MLA citation style:

Latrobe, John H. B, Historical Society Of Pennsylvania, and Daniel Murray Pamphlet Collection. The history of Mason and Dixon's Line. Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo, and Co, 1855. Pdf. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/91898509/>.