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Map of Presqu'ile Bay or Erie Harbor

Title
Map of Presqu'ile Bay or Erie Harbor / surveyed by Capt. W.C. Williams, Topl. Engs., 1839.
Author
Williams, W. G. (William G.), -1846
Publication
[Washington, D.C.] : [United States House of Representatives], [1841]

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CartographicSupervised use Map Div. 17-5200Schwarzman Building - Map Division Room 117

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Additional Authors
  • United States. Topographical Bureau.
  • United States. Congress (27th, 2nd session : 1841-1842). House.
Description
1 map; 26 x 43 cm, on sheet 33 x 50 cm
Summary
Map of Presque Isle and Presque Isle Bay, showing the harbor at Erie, Pennsylvania. Shows city street plan, eastern harbor entrance, and proposed western harbor entrance.
Uniform Title
House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 27th Congress, 2nd session, no. 2.
Alternative Title
Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US208.1.04
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Bathymetric maps.
  • Maps.
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by isolines.
  • Oriented with north toward the upper right.
  • "Doc: No. 2, 2nd Session, 27th Congress."
Indexed In (note)
  • Congressional information service. CIS U.S. serial set index. Pt. 14, Index and carto-bibliography of maps
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division
Call Number
Map Div. 17-5200
OCLC
782061184
Author
Williams, W. G. (William G.), -1846, creator, surveyor.
Title
Map of Presqu'ile Bay or Erie Harbor / surveyed by Capt. W.C. Williams, Topl. Engs., 1839.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : [United States House of Representatives], [1841]
Edition
[United States congressional serial set edition].
Cartographic Data
Scale 1:24,000. 2000 feet to the inch (W 80°09ʹ28ʺ--W 80°03ʹ24ʺ/N 42°10ʹ31ʺ--N 42°06ʹ37ʺ).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Series
House document (United States. Congress. House) ; 27th Congress, 2nd session, no. 2.
Indexed In:
Congressional information service. CIS U.S. serial set index. Pt. 14, Index and carto-bibliography of maps, entry 401 (27-2) H.doc. 2, map 2
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division, v. 3, page 740, column a, no. 5
Source
US208.1.04
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Local Subject
Erie Harbour (Pennsylvania) Maps.
Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
United States. Topographical Bureau.
United States. Congress (27th, 2nd session : 1841-1842). House.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-5200
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