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MAP #: 361H8

CARTOGRAPHER : HOPKINS, GRIFFITH M.

DATE: 1861

SHORT TITLE : WAR MAP, SHOWING THE VICINITIES OF BALTIMORE & WASHINGTON

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (ABOVE TOP NEAT LINE). "PUBLISHED BY JACOB WEISS No. 600 CHESTNUT ST. 3d. STORY PHILADELPHIA" (TO LEFT OF TITLE). "COMPILED FROM THE LATEST SURVEYS BY G.M. HOPKINS, C.E." (TO RIGHT OF TITLE). SCALE OF 40 MILES (BELOW TITLE). "ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1861 BY G.M. HOPKINS IN THE CLERK'S OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA." (CENTER, BELOW BOTTOM NEAT LINE). "188" (LEFT BOTTOM MARGIN). MAP INCLUDES A 1.2 CM. BLACK AND WHITE PATTERNED BORDER WITH SQUARES AT EACH CORNER. MAP EXTENDS INTO THAT BORDER AT THE BOTTOM RIGHT. LONGITUDE AND LATITUDE (NOT SHOWN).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1861
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : PHILADELPHIA
PUBLISHER : JACOB WEISS
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 32.2 X 44.6 CM. (INCLUDING DECORATIVE BORDER)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 450,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 40 MILES = 14.4 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : G3840 1861 .H6
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-324 (REPRO)
HFC ACQ. PRIORITY : 4
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : -
REGION CATEGORY : DETAILED MAP OF SOME PART OF THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : CIVIL WAR MAP (3)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : N0
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : PLAIN (2)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : NONE
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : STEPHENSON LISTS THE MAP.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP COVERS FROM THE SOUTHERN PENNSYLVANIA LINE TO CAMBRIDGE, MD. AND FROM THE WESTERN DELAWARE LINE TO HARPER'S FERRY. IT SHOWS TOWNS, ROADS, CITIES, RAILROADS, CANALS, LIGHTHOUSES, COUNTY NAMES AND BOUNDARIES AND VARIOUS CHESAPEAKE POINTS OF LAND. NO SOUNDINGS OR BOTTOM CONDITIONS ARE SHOWN. AS WITH MOST SO-CALLED WAR MAPS OF THE CIVIL WAR, THIS ONE SHOWS HASTE IN PREPARATION, WITH SEVERAL NAMES MISCOPIED (e.g. ROCK HILL INSTEAD OF ROCK HALL, TILIGHMANS Pt. INSTEAD OF TILGHMANS Pt.).

DESCRIPTION IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE PHOTOCOPY OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS COPY IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION AND FROM STEPHENSON.

EDITION & STATE INFO : ONLY A SINGLE EDITION AND STATE IS KNOWN TO THE WRITER AND STEPHENSON NOTES ONLY ONE IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS COLLECTION.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A PHOTOCOPY OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS COPY. THE ORIGINAL HAD OUTLINE COLORING BETWEEN MARYLAND, VIRGINIA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. IT HAS A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-324 (REPRO).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : STEPHENSON, RICHARD W., CIVIL WAR MAPS AN ANNOTATED LIST OF MAPS AND ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, WASHINGTON: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, 1989 (2ND ED.), 119, ITEM 241.5.

December 19, 1991


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