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David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.); F.W. Beers & Co.
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Beers, Ellis, & Soule
New York
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Seventeen advertisements. Other advertisers: The Heydrick Oil Company of New York -- The Empire City Oil Company of New York -- New-York and Pennsylvania Oil Company -- Witherup Farm Petroleum and Mining Co. -- The Noble and Delemater Rock Oil Company of New-York City -- The New York City Maple Shade Oil Company -- Bennahoff Reserve Oil Co. -- Cannel Vein Oil & Mining Co. -- The Wa-Bun Oil Company of the State of New York -- The Webster Petroleum Company -- Champion Oil Co. -- John H. Coleman ... dealer in oil lands and stocks -- Lawrence, Baldwin & Co., Bankers & Stock Brokers -- Wm. Henry Miller, Petroleum Exchange.
New York; Pennsylvania
Franklin (Venango County, Pa.); New York (N.Y.)
Advertising; Oil
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Oil Region Corresponding Agency ... John Wilson ... Clarkson & Co., Bankers ... C.T. Yerkes, Jr. & Co., Bankers ... (Entered ... 1865 ... Southern District of New York by F.W. Beers & Co. Ferd. Mayer & Co. Lithographers, 96 Fulton St., N.Y.)
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(Ad) 4
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Ferd. Mayer & Co.
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Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.)
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Atlas of the oil region of Pennsylvania. From actual surveys under the direction of F.W. Beers, C.E. Assisted by Beach Nichols, J.M. Beers, A. Leavenworth, C.S. Peck, C.A. Curtis & Geo. Stewart. With a few facts relating to petroleum, historically, scientifically, and commercially, reviewed by Ivan C. Michels, Editor of the Philadelphia Coal Oil Circular and Petroleum Price Current. Published by F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & G.G. Soule, 43 John St. N.Y. Assistants: W.H. Hubbell, Willard Upton. Assistants: S. Stewart, Jas. Rhynus. Entered ... 1865 ... New York by F.W. Beers & Co. Ferd. Mayer & Co. Lithographers, 96 Fulton St. N.Y.
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Phillips, 2441; LeGear. Atlases of the United States, L2994; Phillips. Maps of America, p. 683; McCorkle, B.B. America emergent, 77.
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The only regional atlas made of the oil regions in Pennsylvania and probably the most complete and detailed mapping done at the time -- it is far more detailed than the general maps that appeared in pocket form or separately -- Colton, Townsend and Dale, Hunt, Howe, and Root, Anthony (see our copies). With the large Venango County map, as issued. Maps hand col. Atlas is rebound in new speckled paper covered boards with quarter faux leather spine and original cover label pasted on the front reading "Beers & Co.'s Atlas of the oil regions. Price $12.50" in gold print. Pages 5-6 listed in contents but lacking in this copy.
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Regional Atlas
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Rumsey Collection
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Copyright 2005
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