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Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled from the United States surveys.

Colton's railroad & township map, western states compiled from the United States surveys.

 
 
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Summary

Detailed map of the north-central states framed in decorative borders indicating drainage, state, county, and township boundaries, cities and towns, canals, roads, railroads, and proposed railroads. [From published bibliography]
Prime meridian: Washington.
Relief shown by hachures.
LC also has 1852, 1855, and 1857 editions.
1857 edition differs from the other maps in title location. Lacks "Cincinnati. O." under small view of the city. The map coverage has been shifted west by one degree of longitude. "J.P. Cox Sc." appears under the date in the title.
LC Railroad maps, 147a
Includes illus.
LC copy signed in ink on verso: Millard Fillmore March 1853
Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
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Date

01/01/1853
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Contributors

Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893.
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Library of Congress
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