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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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Twenty-six advertisements. Other advertisers: S.C.T. Dodd, attorney at law -- David Sterrett, attorney at law -- Felton & Montgomery, attorneys and counsellors at law -- Myer & Smith, attorneys & counsellors at law -- Zuver & Galbraith , attorneys at law & conveyancers -- Heydrick Brothers, Oil Company -- Union House, formerly Pierce Hotel -- George E. Kephart, Jeweller and Watchmaker -- Thos J. Turner, Watchmaker and Jeweler -- Josiah Ridgway, Carriage and Wagon Maker -- Loweree & Seabury, manufacturers of coal oil lamps ... -- Prathers & Duncan, bankers, oil brokers and real estate agents -- The Petroleum Storage Co., of Phila. -- Brown Brothers, Pleasantville, Pa. -- Stevenson & Bros., civil and mining engineers -- D. Larned, mining engineer & geologist -- Wm. F. Roberts, practical and consulting geologist -- Smith & McDougal, book, music and job electrotyping and stereotyping -- Jesse A. Heydrick, Plumer -- Ephraim Ralph, dealers in paints, oils, glass, varnishes, &c ... -- Dr. & Mrs. Womersley, dentists -- Weldon & Kelley ... plumbers, gas fitters and lead burners -- J.T.P. Watson, manufacturer and dealer in saddles, harness ... -- Cooperstown Oil Exchange and general land office. Breen Howes, Ransom & Co.
New York; Pennsylvania
Franklin (Venango County, Pa.); New York (N.Y.)
Advertising; Oil
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W.H. Batchelar, Steam Printer, no. 24 Beekman Street ... New York. Edward Kettner, Bookbinder, 49 John Street, New-York. (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) 7
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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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