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Collection:
David Rumsey Historical Map Collection
Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Date:
1848
Short Title:
Oregon & Upper California.
Publisher:
S.A. Mitchell
Philadelphia
Type:
Atlas Map
Obj Height cm:
39
Obj Width cm:
32
Scale 1:
6,600,000
Note:
Except for date in title block, map appears identical to earlier issues of 1847, but with the Mexican boundary line added in red ink. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Full hand col. to show "Oregon" and "Upper or New California". Shows Indian tribes and includes descriptive notes. New California extends to the Gulf of California. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Not included in table of contents.
State/Province:
California; Oregon; U.S. West
Full Title:
Oregon and Upper California. Published by S. Augustus Mitchell, N.E. corner of Market & Seventh Streets. Philadelphia. 1848. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1845 by H.N. Burroughs in the ... District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania.
List No:
3697.001
Page No:
(35a)
Engraver or Printer:
Burroughs, H.N.
Publication Author:
Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Pub Date:
1848
Pub Title:
A new universal atlas containing maps of the various empires, kingdoms, states and republics of the World. With a special map of each of the United States, plans of cities &c. Comprehended in seventy sheets and forming a series of one hundred and seventeen maps, plans and sections ... Philadelphia, Published by S. Augustus Mitchell, N.E. corner of Market & 7th Streets. 1848. Entered ... 1846, by H.N. Burroughs ... Pennsylvania. (title page by) J. Knight Sc.
Pub Reference:
Phillips, 6106.
Pub Note:
The North America, Mexico, and Oregon and Upper California maps show the new boundary of Mexico and the United States resulting from the Mexican War, for the first time. Covers are half leather marbled paper covered boards with "Mitchell's Universal Atlas" stamped in gilt on front label. Full color.
Pub List No:
3697.000
Pub Type:
World Atlas
Pub Maps:
73
Pub Height cm:
45
Pub Width cm:
37
Image No:
3697001
Institution:
Rumsey Collection
Ownership Statement:
Copyright 2005
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