No. 4. Map of North America: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography

Description

This map shows North America and some of the surrounding areas. Each of the countries or regions is shaded using various colors. Major cities and capitals are marked (a text box in the lower left gives an "Explanation."). Bodies of water, locations of some Native American Indian tribes, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights).

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 26 x 21 cm.

Creation Information

Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) 1839.

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Publisher

  • S. Augustus Mitchell
    Publisher Info: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
    Place of Publication: Connecticut

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Description

This map shows North America and some of the surrounding areas. Each of the countries or regions is shaded using various colors. Major cities and capitals are marked (a text box in the lower left gives an "Explanation."). Bodies of water, locations of some Native American Indian tribes, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights).

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 26 x 21 cm.

Notes

"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1839, by S. Augustus Mitchell, in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of Connecticut."

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

Source

  • Appears in S. Augustus Mitchell’s school atlas : comprising the maps and tables designed to accompany Mitchell’s school and family geography.

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  • Call Number: 127/18 00646
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_858014
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50398

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1839

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Young, J. H. (James Hamilton). No. 4. Map of North America: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography, map, 1839; Connecticut. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50398/: accessed September 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.