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Mitchell's Travellers Guide Through the United States: A Map of the Roads, Distances, Steam Boat and Canal Routes &C. By J. H. Young

Mitchell, S. Augustus; Young, J H; Haines, D
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Map; Online
Description
1 map : hand col. ; 41 x 52 cm. on sheet 45 x 57 cm. folded into cover 14 x 9 cm.+ 1 leaf of text.
Variant Title
Travellers guide through the United States
Map of the roads, distances, steam boat & canal routes,&c.
Cartographic Info
Scale: [ca. 1:4,600,000]
Published
Philadelphia : Published by S. Augustus Mitchell, 1832.
Language
English
Notes
  • Prime meridian: Washington.
  • Map is "Engraved on steel by J.H. Young & D. Haines."
  • Index leaf includes: Steam boat and canal routes -- Statistical table -- Population of "Different classes of inhabitants," listing "Whites" "Free Blacks" and "Slaves" -- Heights of the principal mountains and hills -- Lengths of the principal rivers -- Lengths of the principal rail-roads (finished or in progress) -- Lengths of the principal canals (finished or in progress) -- Table showing the distance from Washington ...
  • Insets: New Orleans -- Cincinnati -- Albany -- Falls of Niagara -- Boston -- New York -- Philadelphia -- Baltimore and Washington -- Charleston.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: G3700 1832 .M5: Original red morocco. Paul Mellon bequest, May 12, 2000. IN MAP CABINET.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: A 1832 .M57: Original green morocco. Tracy W. McGregor Library, American History Collection.
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G3700 1832 .M5