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MAP #: 378G5

CARTOGRAPHER : GAMBLE, W. H.

DATE: 1878

SHORT TITLE : COUNTY MAP OF MARYLAND AND DELAWARE

REMAINING TITLE & ID : (NO CARTOUCHE - BOTTOM LEFT CORNER). MAP IS THE BOTTOM HALF OF A FOLIO PAGE THAT INCLUDES A MAP ENTITLED "COUNTY MAP OF NEW JERSEY", WHICH IS IN THE TOP HALF OF THE PAGE ORIENTED WITH EAST TO THE TOP. "45" (TOP RIGHT MARGIN OUTSIDE DECORATIVE BORDER). "DRAWN AND ENGRAVED BY W.H. GAMBLE PHILADELPHIA." (BELOW SCALE OF MILES IN LEFT BOTTOM CORNER). SCALE OF MILES (40 MILES = 4.6 CM., BELOW TITLE). "ENTERED ACCORDING TO ACT OF CONGRESS IN THE YEAR 1870 BY S. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL, JR. IN THE OFFICE OF THE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS IN WASHINGTON." (BELOW DECORATIVE BORDER TO THE LEFT). DECORATIVE BORDER (SURROUNDS MAP - 1.8 CM. WIDE, WITH THE MAP PROJECTING INTO THE BORDER ON ALL SIDES). LONGITUDE FROM GREENWICH (TOP BORDER) AND FROM WASHINGTON (BOTTOM BORDER). LATITUDE (RIGHT AND LEFT BORDERS).


DATE OF PUBLICATION : R1878 (1865)
PLACE OF PUBLICATION : PHILADELPHIA
PUBLISHER : S. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL, JR.
LANGUAGE(S) : EN
SIZE (HEIGHT X WIDTH) : 17.8 X 25.7 CM. (PLUS DECORATIVE BORDERS AND NEW JERSEY MAP)
SIZE - OTHER DATA : ? X ? CM. OM
SCALE - (RF) 1: : 1,400,000
SCALE - OTHER DATA : 40 MILES = 4.6 CM.
LIB. OF CONGRESS # : G3840 1878 .G3
Md. HALL OF RECORDS # 1 : MSA SC1399-128
# 2 : MSA SC1399-126 (1865 STATE)
# 3 : MSA SC1399-116 (REPRO - 1865 STATE)
# 4 : MSA SC1399-881 (REPRO - 1866 STATE)
# 5 : MSA SC1399-880 (REPRO - 1867 STATE)
# 6 : MSA SC1399-879 (REPRO - 1869 STATE)
# 7 : MSA SC1399-130 (1870 STATE)
# 8 : MSA SC1399-878 (REPRO - 1873 STATE)
HUNTINGFIELD ACQ. # 1 : BB023-2N
# 2 : BB023-2N (1865 STATE)
# 3 : -
# 4 : -
# 5 : -
# 6 : -
# 7 : BB023-2N (1870 STATE)
# 8 : -
REGION CATEGORY : MAP ON WHICH THE MD/CHESAPEAKE AREA IS ONE MAIN FOCUS (1)
SPECIAL CATEGORY(IES) : CITY/COUNTY ATLAS (6)
# 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 : 365G6, 366G5, 367G5, 369G5, 370G5, 373G3.
BEST INFO SOURCE : PHILLIPS ATLASES IS THE BEST FOUND.
DESCRIPTION : THIS COLORED MAP SHOWS THE COUNTIES, SEPARATELY COLORED IN MARYLAND AND DELAWARE. IT WAS INCLUDED IN S. AUGUSTUS MITCHELL JR'S NEW GENERAL ATLAS... STARTING IN 1865. PHILLIPS ATLASES # 846 INDICATES THAT "-- MAP No. 16 NEW JERSEY. --MARYLAND AND DELAWARE" WAS ADDED. THIS ATLAS WAS COPYRIGHTED IN 1860. THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS HAS A COPY OF JUST THE MARYLAND-DELAWARE HALF OF THE PAGE DATED 1865, SIGNED AT THE BOTTOM BY MITCHELL IN MANUSCRIPT AND WHICH HAS NO MAP NUMBER ON THE MARYLAND-DELAWARE MAP. THE MAP DESCRIBED HEREIN IS A LATER STATE AND IS FOUND IN THE 1878 EDITION OF THE ATLAS. THIS ATLAS APPEARED IN NUMEROUS EDITIONS THROUGH 1893. CHANGES AND UPDATING OF MATERIAL OCCURRED ON THE MAP ITSELF. ISSUES THROUGH 1878 HAVE BEEN EXAMINED.

DATA IS FROM PHILLIPS ATLASES AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPIES AND PHOTOCOPIES IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

EDITION & STATE INFO : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTIION HAS ISSUES DATED 1865, 1870 AND 1878 IN ITS POSSESSION AND HAS REPRODUCTIONS OF THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS ISSUES FOR 1866, 1867, 1869 AND 1873. THEY ARE ALL FROM THE SAME BASIC PLATE, BUT HAVE THESE VARIATIONS:

1865 ISSUE - THE DECORATIVE BORDER HAS TANGLED WIDE RIBBON IN THE CORNERS AND A FLORAL DESIGN IN THE INTERVENING AREA. THE MAP # "27." IS TO THE LEFT OF THE TITLE. THE DATE "... 1865..." IS IN THE IMPRINT BELOW THE BORDER. NO WICOMOCO COUNTY IS SHOWN, SINCE IT WASN'T FORMED UNTIL 1868. SEE MAP # 365G6.

1866 ISSUE - HAS NO MAP # AND IS DATED 1865. SEE MAP # 366G5.

1867 ISSUE - THE MAP # IS "27." AND IT IS DATED 1867. THE BORDER IS CHANGED TO INTERTWINED VINES. A ROAD IS ADDED FROM SALISBURY TO CRISFIELD AND FROM SMYRNA TO GREENSBORO. SEE MAP # 367G5.

1869 ISSUE - THE MAP # IS "28." AND IT IS DATED 1867. WICOMOCO COUNTY IS SHOWN. A ROAD IS IN FROM CONCORD, DELAWARE TO CAMBRIDGE, MARYLAND AND FROM WEST MINSTER TO MIDDLEBURG. SEE MAP # 369G5.

1870 ISSUE - THE MAP IS # "28." AND IT IS DATED 1870. NUMEROUS ROADS HAVE BEEN ADDED TO THE EASTERN SHORE OF MARYLAND, WHICH WERE ABSENT IN THE 1865 ISSUE. SEE MAP # 370G5.

1873 ISSUE - HAS NO MAP # AND IS DATED 1872. THE IMPRINT IS CHANGED TO "ENTERED...1872...IN THE OFFICE OF THE LIBRARIAN OF CONGRESS AT WASHINGTON". GARRETT COUNTY IS SHOWN. IT WAS FORMED IN DECEMBER, 1872. THE "PHILADa-wILLMn. AND BALTIMORE R.R." HAS BEEN ADDED, AS HAS THE "BALTIMORE AND OHIO R.R., THE "DELAWARE R.R." AND THE "MARYLAND & DEL. R.R." NUMEROUS ROADS HAVE BEEN ADDED. SEE MAP # 373G3.

1878 ISSUE - THE DECORATIVE BORDER IS THE SAME AS THE 1870 ISSUE, EXCEPT THAT IT IS UPSIDE DOWN, COMPARED WITH THE 1870 ISSUE. THUS, MANY OF THE LEAVES POINT DOWNWARD. THE MAP IS DATED 1878. PAGE # "45" HAS BEEN ADDED AT THE RIGHT TOP MARGIN OF THE PAGE, ABOVE THE MAP OF NEW JERSEY. ADDITIONAL ROADS HAVE BEEN ADDED ACROSS THE STATE. THIS IS THE MAP DESCRIBED HEREIN.

DATA IS FROM PHILLIPS ATLASES AND FROM OBSERVATION OF THE COPIES AND PHOTOCOPIES IN THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION.

HFC OWNERSHIP DATA : THE HUNTINGFIELD COLLECTION HAS THREE COLORED COPIES IN EXCELLENT CONDITION. THESE ARE THE ISSUES OF 1865 (MAP # 365G6), 1870 (MAP # 370G5), AND 1878. ALL THREE ISSUES HAVE ACQ. #S OF BB023-2N AND HAVE MDHR #S OF MSA SC1399-128, 126, AND 130 RESPECTIVELY. THE COLLECTION ALSO HAS A PHOTOCOPY OF AN 1865 ISSUE FROM THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS SIGNED IN MANUSCRIPT BY MITCHELL AT THE BOTTOM AND DATED 3-15-1865 WITH A MDHR # OF MSA SC1399-116. IT ALSO HAS REPRODUCTION COPIES OF THE MAP FROM THE 1866, 1867, 1869 AND 1873 ATLASES WITH MDHR #s OF MSA SC1399-881, 880, 879, AND 878 RESPECTIVELY.

BIBLIGRAPHICAL REFS. : PHILLIPS, PHILIP LEE, A LIST OF GEOGRAPHICAL ATLASES IN THE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, AMSTERDAM: THEATRVM ORBIS TERRARVM, LTD, A 1971 REPRINT OF A 1909 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PUBLICATION, # 846, 848, 850, 859, 870, 888, AND 6164.

February 20, 1993


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