Media Information

 
 
 
Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Associated Railway Land Dept of Florida
Date:
1890
Short Title:
Township map Florida.
Publisher:
D.H. Elliott, General Land Agent, Associated Railway Land Department of Florida.
Sanford
Type:
Pocket Map
Obj Height cm:
79
Obj Width cm:
39
Scale 1:
1,267,200
Note:
Counties in outline color. Townships containing lands owned by the Department shown in green. Includes ill., diagram showing section numbering, etc. Prime meridian: Washington.
State/Province:
Florida
Subject:
Land Development; Railroad
Full Title:
Township map of Peninsular Florida issued by the Associated Railway Land Department of Florida. 1890 ... Copyright, 1890, for the Associated Railway Land Department of Florida, By D.H. Elliott, General Land Agent. Matthews, Northrup & Co., Buffalo, New York.
List No:
4100.001
Series No:
3
Engraver or Printer:
Matthews-Northrup Company
Publication Author:
Associated Railway Land Dept of Florida
Pub Date:
1890
Pub Title:
Township map of Peninsular Florida issued by the Associated Railway Land Department of Florida. 1890 ... Copyright, 1890, for the Associated Railway Land Department of Florida, By D.H. Elliott, General Land Agent. Matthews, Northrup & Co. Buffalo, New York. (on verso) Map of North America and Western Europe showing ... geographical position of Florida and location of the railroad, steamboat and steamship lines ... For commerce with other states and the countries south and east of the Gulf of Mexico. Copyright, 1889. Matthews, Northrup & Co. ... (inset) Western Europe showing railways and steamship routes to America.
Pub Note:
With illustrated covers 21 x 11 and title page. The Associated Railway Land Department of Florida was composed of four railway companies and two land development companies that as a group controlled what appears on the map to be half the land in the state. A 36 page written essay by D.H. Elliott explains the agricultural potential of the lands offered for sale. Cover title reads "Florida map showing Lands of the Associated Railway Land Department of Florida" and on back cover "Florida map illustrating its geographical position and showing lines of the "Plant" and Jacksonville, Tampa & Key West Systems."
Pub List No:
4100.000
Pub Type:
Pocket Map
Pub Maps:
2
Pub Height cm:
79
Pub Width cm:
39
Image No:
4100001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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