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MAP #: 338E5

CARTOGRAPHER : EVANS, W. GARDNER

DATE: 1838

SHORT TITLE : THE SOUTHERN STATES I

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (TOP LEFT CORNER, NO CARTOUCHE). SCALE OF MILES (BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER). "ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1838 BY F.J. HUNTINGTON IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK." (LEFT BOTTOM MARGIN). "DRAWN & ENGRAVED BY W. GARDNER EVANS NEW YORK." (RIGHT BOTTOM MARGIN). "EXPLANATION" OF MAP SYMBOLS (UNDER TITLE). NORTH POINTING ARROW (THROUGH SCALE). THE NORTHERN TIP OF WEST VIRGINIA EXTENDS THROUGH THE MARGIN AT THE TOP AND OCEAN ENGRAVING NEXT TO THE DELMARVA PENINSULA AND NEXT TO CAPE HATTERAS EXTENDS THROUGH THE EASTERN MARGIN. THERE IS A DECORATIVE BORDER OUTSIDE THE FUNCTIONAL BORDER WITH LARGE SQUARES IN THE FOUR CORNERS CONTAINING 8 POINTED STARS. LONGITUDE FROM WASHINGTON (BOTTOM BORDER) AND FROM LONDON (TOP BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1838
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : NEW YORK
PUBLISHER : F.J. HUNTINGTON & CO.
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 23.2 X 28.1 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 2,900,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 1 3/4 INCHES = 80 MILES.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-167
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-2N
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF SIGNIFICANCE TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : SCHOOL ATLAS MAP (7)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : COMPOUND FUNCTIONAL (7)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : WASHINGTON & LONDON (8)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : PHILLIPS ATLASES IS THE ONLY SOURCE FOUND ON THE MAP.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP IS THE FIRST OF TWO SHEETS ENTITLED "THE SOUTHERN STATES I" (MAPS 3 AND 4) OF BRADFORD'S ATLAS DESIGNED TO ILLUSTRATE THE MALTE-BRUN SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY, 15 MAPS, 4o, NEW YORK: F.J. HUNTINGTON & CO. c1838. IT COVERS MARYLAND, VIRGINIA AND NORTH CAROLINA, DIVIDING THOSE STATES INTO COUNTIES. RAILROADS AND CANALS ARE SHOWN, BUT NOT WAGON ROADS. NO HYDROGRAPHIC INFORMATION IS GIVEN, WITH WATER AREAS SHOWN BY PARALLEL, SHORE CONFORMING LINES. THE REPRESENTATION OF THE MARYLAND AREA IS TOO SMALL TO ADD ANYTHING GEOGRAPHICALLY TO THE EXISTING MAPS OF THE STATE. AN EARLIER 1830 VERSION OF THIS ATLAS BY S.G. GOODRICH PUBLISHED IN HARTFORD BY H. & F.J. HUNTINGTON DID NOT INCLUDE THIS MAP.

THE SCHOOL ATLASES OF THIS PERIOD PROBABLY HAD THE WIDEST CIRCULATION OF ANY PUBLISHED MAPS BECAUSE OF COMPULSORY EDUCATION. THE BOOKS WERE OFTEN DESTROYED BY THE STUDENTS IN USE. THE SCHOOL ATLAS OR GEOGRAPHY WAS THE ONE BOOK OF MAPS FOUND IN ALMOST EVERY HOME WITH A CHILD OF SCHOOL AGE AND THESE MAPS WERE PROBABLY THE MOST FREQUENTLY CONSULTED DURING THE WESTWARD MIGRATION.

DATA IS FROM PHILLIPS ATLASES FROM KARPINSKI AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPY OF THE MAP IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE IS KNOWN TO WRITER.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A COLORED COPY OF THIS MAP. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF BB023-2N AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-167.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, AMSTERDAM: THEATRVM ORBIS TERRARVM, LTD, A 1977 REPRINT OF A 1909 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, I, 90-91, # 286, MAP 3; KARPINSKI, LOUIS C., MAPS OF FAMOUS CARTOGRAPHERS DEPICTING NORTH AMERICA, AMSTERDAM: MERIDIAN PUBLISHING CO., A 1977 REPRINT OF BIBLIOGRAPHY OF THE PRINTED MAPS OF MICHIGAN 1804-1880, 329- 330.

March 1, 1993


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