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MAP #: 352L5

CARTOGRAPHER : LUCAS, JR., FIELDING

DATE: 1852

SHORT TITLE : MARYLAND & DELAWARE WITH PARTS OF PENNSYLVANIA & VIRGINIA.

REMAINING TITLE & ID : SHOWING THE RAILROADS. (RECTANGULAR BOX AT TOP OF MAP, INTERRUPTING THE DECORATED BORDER). "DRAWN & PUBLISHED BY F. LUCAS Jr. BALTIMORE." (CENTER BOTTOM MARGIN). "ENGRAVED BY J. YEAGER PHILADELPHIA." (RIGHT BOTTOM MARGIN). SCALE OF MILES (BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER). "EXPLANATION" (INSET BOX ON RIGHT SIDE ABOVE CENTER)."ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1852 BY F. LUCAS Jr. IN THE CLERKS OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT COURT OF MARYLAND." (LEFT BOTTOM MARGIN). MAP EXTENDS THROUGH THE NEAT LINE ON THE RIGHT AND LEFT AND INTO THE DECORATED BORDER AT THE TOP AND BOTTOM. LONGITUDE FROM WASHINGTON (TOP AND BOTTOM BORDERS). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1852
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : BALTIMORE
PUBLISHER : FIELDING LUCAS JR.
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 37.0 X 48.0 CM.
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 1,110,000
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : -
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-120
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-DHN
REGION CATEGORY : MAP ON WHICH THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS ONE MAIN FOCUS (1)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : RAILROAD MAP (8)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : SIMPLE LINE FRAME (2)
BORDER : COMPOUND FUNCTIONAL (7)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : WASHINGTON (5)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : NONE FOUND ON THE MAP.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP, ISSUED IN BLACK AND WHITE, OF THE RAILROADS IN MARYLAND AND DELAWARE AND PART OF PENNSYLVANIA AND VIRGINIA WAS PUBLISHED AS A SEPARATE BY FIELDING LUCAS JR. IN 1852, TWO YEARS PRIOR TO HIS DEATH. THE MAP ALSO SHOWS MAIN AND SECONDARY ROADS AND GIVES ROAD DISTANCES. LUCAS HAD AN INTEREST IN RAILROADS SINCE HE WAS A DIRECTOR OF THE BALTIMORE & OHIO RAILROAD FROM 1835 TO 1854. NO REFERENCE HAS BEEN FOUND TO THIS MAP IN THE STANDARD LITERATURE. IT IS NOT LISTED IN EITHER PHILLIPS OR IN MATHEWS. IT WAS ENGRAVED BY J. YEAGER OF PHILADELPHIA.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE OF THIS MAP IS KNOWN TO THE WRITER.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS AN EXCELLENT BLACK AND WHITE COPY OF THIS MAP. IN ADDITION TO THE SEPARATE IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION. IT HAS AN ACQ. # OF BB023-DHN AND A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-120. WRITER HAS SEEN A COLORED COPY IN THE LAURENCE CLAGGETT COLLECTION OF EASTON, MD. ATTACHED TO A BROWN MAP COVER 13.0 X 8.3 CM. THE COVER HAS THE TITLE "MAP OF MARYLAND. F. LUCAS, JR." IN GOLD LEAF ON THE FRONT OUTSIDE COVER. THE INSIDE OF THE COVER CONTAINS A TABLE GIVING COUNTIES, SEATS OF JUSTICE, AREA, POPULATION DIVIDED INTO WHITE AND COLOR AND FURTHER INTO MALE AND FEMALE FOR THE WHITE POPULATION AND FREE AND SLAVE FOR COLORED. FINALLY, TOTAL POPULATION AND NUMBER OF FAMILIES, ALL BASED ON THE 1850 CENSUS OF MARYLAND. THE MAP APPEARS IDENTICAL TO THE HUNTINGFIELD COPY EXCEPT FOR BEING IN COLOR.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : RISTOW, WALTER W., AMERICAN MAPS AND MAP-MAKERS, COMMERCIAL CARTOGRAPHY IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY, DETROIT: WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1985, 266-268.

September 26, 1991


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