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Map 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]

Names

  • McGowan, D.
  • Hildt, George H., joint author.
  • Leopold Gast & Brother.

Created / Published

  • St. Louis, Leopold Gast & Bro., 1859.

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 to 4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71000833

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago 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. https://www.loc.gov/item/gm71000833/.

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, <www.loc.gov/item/gm71000833/>.