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Maps Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the routes to Pike's Peak, overland mail route to California and Pacific rail road surveys. To which are added the new state & territorial boundaires, the principal mail & rail road routes with all the arrangements & corrections made by Congress up to the date of its issue.

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Title
Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the routes to Pike's Peak, overland mail route to California and Pacific rail road surveys. To which are added the new state & territorial boundaires, the principal mail & rail road routes with all the arrangements & corrections made by Congress up to the date of its issue.
Summary
Detailed general map framed in decorative borders showing drainage, state boundaries, cities and towns, and the transportation and communication networks. An excellent example of a promotional map to encourage emigration. [From published bibliography]
Contributor Names
McGowan, D.
Hildt, George H., joint author.
Leopold Gast & Brother.
Created / Published
St. Louis, Leopold Gast & Bro., 1859.
Subject Headings
-  West (U.S.)--Maps
-  Railroads--West (U.S.)--Maps
-  United States--West
Notes
-  Scale ca. 1:5,000,000.
-  Cover title: Map exhibiting the routes to Pike's Peak.
-  Relief shown by hachures.
-  Hand colored.
-  LC Railroad maps, 176
-  Accompanied by text. 7 p.
-  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
-  AACR2: 651/1; 650/2; 710/2
Medium
col. map 58 x 72 cm. fold. in cover 16 x 11 cm.
Call Number/Physical Location
G4050 1859 .M2
Repository
Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu
Digital Id
http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gmd/g4050.rr001760
Library of Congress Control Number
gm71000833
Online Format
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https://lccn.loc.gov/gm71000833
Library of Congress Online Catalog
https://catalog.loc.gov/vwebv/search?searchCode=STNO&searchArg=gm71000833&searchType=1&recCount=10
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Mcgowan, D, George H Hildt, and Leopold Gast & Brother. Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the routes to Pike's Peak, overland mail route to California and Pacific rail road surveys. To which are added the new state & territorial boundaires, the principal mail & rail road routes with all the arrangements & corrections made by Congress up to the date of its issue. St. Louis, Leopold Gast & Bro, 1859. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000833/. (Accessed September 30, 2016.)

APA citation style:

McGowan, D., Hildt, G. H. & Leopold Gast & Brother. (1859) Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the routes to Pike's Peak, overland mail route to California and Pacific rail road surveys. To which are added the new state & territorial boundaires, the principal mail & rail road routes with all the arrangements & corrections made by Congress up to the date of its issue. St. Louis, Leopold Gast & Bro. [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000833/.

MLA citation style:

Mcgowan, D, George H Hildt, and Leopold Gast & Brother. Map of the United States west of the Mississippi showing the routes to Pike's Peak, overland mail route to California and Pacific rail road surveys. To which are added the new state & territorial boundaires, the principal mail & rail road routes with all the arrangements & corrections made by Congress up to the date of its issue. St. Louis, Leopold Gast & Bro, 1859. Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000833/>.