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Northwestern America Showing The Territory Ceded By Russia To The United States. Sumner, Charles ; United States Coast Survey, 1867

Northwestern America Showing The Territory Ceded By Russia To The United States. / Sumner, Charles ; United States Coast Survey / 1867
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Full Title: Northwestern America Showing The Territory Ceded By Russia To The United States Compiled For The Department of State at the U.S. Coast Survey Office. B. Peirce, Supt. Second Edition, May 1867. Drawn by A. Lindenkohl. Chas. G. Krebs, Lith.

Author: Sumner, Charles ; United States Coast Survey

Date: 1867

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Author: Sumner, Charles ; United States Coast Survey

Date: 1867

Short Title: Northwestern America Showing The Territory Ceded By Russia To The United States.

Publisher: Washington: Congressional Globe Office

Type: Book Map

Object Height cm: 56

Object Width cm: 91

Scale 1: 5,000,000

Note: Map in full color. The Russian settlements are underlined in red. The Esquimaux settlements are underlined in blue. With two inset maps: Sitka and its approaches from the Russian and British authorities; and an untitled map showing the North Pacific Ocean including the great circle line from Hakodadi, Japan to San Francisco, California.

Reference: Howes S1134; P-Maps p.95.

State / Province: Alaska

Subject: Boundaries

Full Title: Northwestern America Showing The Territory Ceded By Russia To The United States Compiled For The Department of State at the U.S. Coast Survey Office. B. Peirce, Supt. Second Edition, May 1867. Drawn by A. Lindenkohl. Chas. G. Krebs, Lith.

List No: 4762.001

Series No: 2

Engraver or Printer: Lindenkohl, A. ; Krebs, Chas. G.

Published In: Speech of Hon. Charles Sumner, Of Massachusetts, On The Cession Of Russian America to the United States. Washington: Printed at the Congressional Globe Office. (with Alaska map) Northwestern America Showing The Territory Ceded By Russia To The United States Compiled For The Department of State at the U.S. Coast Survey Office... Second Edition May 1867.

Publication Author: Sumner, Charles ; United States Coast Survey

Publication Date: 1867

Publication Reference: Howes S1134; P-Maps p.95.

Publication Note: This important map is the first to use the name Alaska for the territory acquired from Russia. Phillips lists this second edition of the map and an undated, presumably first edition. Apparently (WH copy) the second edition map was included with the speech. Report without a cover. Map is back with linen and in color.

Publication List No: 4762.000

Publication Type: Gov't Report Book

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 22

Publication Width cm: 14

Image No: 4762001

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