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Post route map of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina : with adjacent parts of Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia : showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of October, 1888.

Title
Post route map of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina : with adjacent parts of Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia : showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of October, 1888.
Author
United States. Post Office Department, issuing body.
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : Post Office Department, [1888]

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Description
1 map on 2 sheets : color; 140 x 160 cm, sheets 76 x 163 cm and 73 x 163 cm
Alternative Title
  • North Carolina and South Carolina with adjacent parts of Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia
  • Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US185.3.02
Subjects
Genre/Form
Maps.
Note
  • Shows counties, cities and towns, mail routes and frequencies, railroads and natural features.
  • Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
  • Inset map: Western part of North Carolina.
  • "Published by order of Postmaster General Don. M. Dickinson under the direction of David Enright, Topographer P.O. Dept."
  • "The first edition was issued in 1883."
  • "Engraved by D. McClelland, Wash'n. D.C." -- lower right margin.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division,
Call Number
Map Div. 17-5027
OCLC
986784352
Author
United States. Post Office Department, issuing body.
Title
Post route map of the states of North Carolina and South Carolina : with adjacent parts of Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia : showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of October, 1888.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : Post Office Department, [1888]
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:506,880. Eight miles to the inch (W 84°10ʹ--W 74°55ʹ/N 41°05ʹ--N 31°50ʹ).
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. 7, page 273, column 3, no. 5
Local Note
NYPL Map Div. copy originally folded to 22 x 14 cm, dissected and mounted on cloth.
NYPL Map Div. copy is divided into 8 sheets 76 x 40 cm, or smaller; has accession no. stamped in lower center corner: 22265 and lower left corner: 22264. Northern half and southern half of NYPL Map Div. copy seem mismatched. publication of the northern half may differ. Library copy has labels pasted on verso of 2 sheets: Post route map, Accomac, Va. to New Berne N.C. The property of U.H. Painter -- Post route map 188[?], New Burne N.C. to Savannah, Ga.
Source
US185.3.02
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Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
Enright, David.
Dickinson, Donald McDonald, 1846-1917.
McClelland, D., engraver.
Other Title
North Carolina and South Carolina with adjacent parts of Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, West Virginia and Virginia
Added Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US185.3.02
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-5027 [8 sheets]
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