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MAP #: 368M5

CARTOGRAPHER : MAURY, MATTHEW FONTAINE, JR.

DATE: 1868

SHORT TITLE : VIRGINIA MILITARY INSTITUTE MAP OF VIRGINIA

REMAINING TITLE & ID : COMPILED CHIEFLY FROM C.L. LUDWIG'S MAP, AND FROM OTHER MORE RECENT DATA TO ACCOMPANY PRELIMINARY REPORT OF THE PHYSICAL SURVEY OF VIRGINIA BY M.F. MAURY L.L.D. &.c PROF. PHYSICS V.M.I. DEC, 1868. COPYRIGHT SECURED BY C.L. LUDWIG. PUB & ENG.d BY C.L. LUDWIG, RICHMOND, VA. (TOP LEFT CORNER). SCALE IN MILES (UNDER TITLE). REFERENCE SYMBOLS (UNDER SCALE). LONGITUDE FROM GREENWICH (BOTTOM BORDER) AND FROM WASHINGTON (TOP BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : S1868
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : RICHMOND
PUBLISHER : C. L. LUDWIG
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 48.0 X 89.0 CM.
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 850,000
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : G3880 1868 .M3
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-149 (REPRO)
HFC ACQ. PRIORITY : 4
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : -
REGION CATEGORY : GENERAL MAP OF INTEREST TO A MD/CHESAPEAKE COLLECTION (3)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : VIRGINIA MAP PRIMARILY (13)
# SHEETS TO MAP : 1
MAP ORIENTATION : N IS AT THE TOP OF THE MAP
RELIEF SHOWN ? : YES
HYDROGRAPHIC DATA : NONE.
CARTOUCHE : NONE (1)
BORDER : GEOGRAPHICALLY FUNCTIONAL (8)
PRIME MERIDIAN(S) : WASHINGTON & GREENWICH (8)
SEE ALSO MAP #s : -
BEST INFO SOURCE : PHILLIPS AND SABIN ARE THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS MAP COVERS THE ENTIRE STATES OF VIRGINIA, MARYLAND AND DELAWARE, INCLUDING THE COMPLETE CHESAPEAKE BAY. IT SHOWS PRINCIPAL ROADS, RAILROADS, TELEGRAPHIC LINES, COURT HOUSES AND COUNTY LINES (NOT IN MARYLAND AND DELAWARE). THE MAP IS 48 X 89 CM. AND HAS A SCALE OF 1:850,000. IT APPEARED IN M.F. MAURY'S PHYSICAL SURVEY OF VIRGINIA, 8o, RICHMOND: PUBLISHED BY W.A.R. NYE, 1868.

DATA IS FROM OBSERVATION OF THE REPRODUCTIONS FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : WRITER HAS SEEN ONLY THIS ONE EDITION AND STATE, PUBLISHED IN 1868. HOWEVER, SABIN NOTES A SECOND EDITION OF MAURY'S PHYSICAL SURVEY OF VIRGINIA, NEW YORK: D. VAN NOSTRAND, 1869, WITH 3 MAPS. IT IS NOT KNOWN BY WRITER WHETHER THIS MAP IN THE SECOND EDITION WAS ALTERED.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS A BLACK AND WHITE PHOTOCOPY OF THIS MAP, REDUCED TO 80% OF ORIGINAL SIZE, OBTAINED FROM THE COPY IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. IT HAS A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-149(REPRO).

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF MAPS OF AMERICA IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, NEW YORK: BURT FRANKLIN, AN UNDATED REPRINT OF A 1901 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, 990; SWEM, EARL G., MAPS RELATING TO VIRGINIA IN THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY, RICHMOND: VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES, A 1989 REPRINT OF A 1914 ARTICLE IN THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY BULLETIN PUBLISHED AS A BOOK, 165-166, # 1253; SABIN, JOSEPH, A DICTIONARY OF BOOKS RELATING TO AMERICA FROM ITS DISCOVERY TO THE PRESENT TIME, VOL. II, NEW YORK: J. SABIN & SONS, 1879, 509.

February 23, 1993


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