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Preliminary Post Route Map of the State of Florida, With Adjacent Parts of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama: Showing Also the Neighboring West India Islands

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
Map; Government Document; Online
[Washington, D.C.] : United States Post Office Dept., [1879]
Variant Title
Post route map of the state of Florida
Cartographic Info
Scale [ca. 1:1,013,760]; 1 in. to 16 miles.
1 map on 2 sheets : col. ; 140 x 82 cm. on sheets 72 x 85 cm.
  • "The first edition was issued in 1876."
  • "Drawn by Chas. E. Gorham."
  • "Postal service on this diagram brought up to date of June 1, 1879."
  • Prime meridian: Washington, D.C.
  • Inset: West India Islands adjacent to the coast of Florida.
Local Notes
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Presumably this edition. Library has northern sheet only (covering the area from Sarasota Florida north continuing due north of the western border of the Florida panhandle to Tuscaloosa Alabama east to Charleston S.C.) The attribution to Gorham, date of June 1, 1879 and West India Islands are not present-- presumably appear on the southern sheet.
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G3931 .P8 1879 .U5