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Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions

Title
Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions / designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Marshall Jewell and Second Assistant Postmaster General James N. Tyner by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept. ; drawn by W.C. Tiffany ; engraved by D. McClelland, Washn., D.C.
Author
Nicholson, W. L.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.?] : Post Office Department, United States of America, [1879]

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 16-5454Schwarzman Building M1A - Map Division Room 117

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Description
1 map on 4 sheets : hand colored; 143 x 102 cm, sheets 74 x 52 cm or smaller
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US109.1.02
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Wall maps.
  • Maps.
Note
  • Shows railroads and the frequency and distance of delivery for each route.
  • Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
  • "The first edition was issued in 1876."
  • "The service on this diagram brought up to date of Jan. 1, 1879."
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 16-5454
OCLC
1014023222
Author
Nicholson, W. L., cartographer.
Title
Post route map of the state of Minnesota, with adjacent parts of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin and of the British possessions / designed and constructed under the orders of Postmaster General Marshall Jewell and Second Assistant Postmaster General James N. Tyner by W.L. Nicholson, topographer of P.O. Dept. ; drawn by W.C. Tiffany ; engraved by D. McClelland, Washn., D.C.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.?] : Post Office Department, United States of America, [1879]
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:633,600. 10 miles to the inch (W 97°14ʹ--W 89°29ʹ/N 49°23ʹ--N 43°29ʹ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 6, page 528, column 3, no. 1
Source
US109.1.02
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Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
Jewell, Marshall, 1825-1883.
Tyner, James N. (James Noble), 1826-1904.
Tiffany, W. C., draftsman.
McClelland, D., engraver.
United States. Post Office Department, publisher.
Added Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US109.1.02
Research Call Number
Map Div. 16-5454
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