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Post route map of the Territory of Dakota. United States. Post Office Dept. ; Nicholson, W. L. 1885

Post route map of the Territory of Dakota. / United States. Post Office Dept. ; Nicholson, W. L. / 1885
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Full Title: Post route map of the Territory of Dakota with adjacent parts of Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota and portions of the Dominion of Canada showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of December 1885. Published by order of Postmaster General William F. Vilas under the direction W.L. Nicholson, Topographer P.O. Dept. The first edition was issued in 1879. Note: The Service on this diagram brought up to date of Dec. 1st 1885. (seal) Post Office Department United States of America. "With celerity, certainty and security".

Author: United States. Post Office Dept. ; Nicholson, W. L.

Date: 1885

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Author: United States. Post Office Dept. ; Nicholson, W. L.

Date: 1885

Short Title: Post route map of the Territory of Dakota.

Publisher: Washington: Post Office Dept.

Type: Case Map

Object Height cm: 140

Object Width cm: 105

Scale 1: 633,600

Note: 1st edition was 1879. Large scale. Outline color. Dissected into 24 sections and folded into brown cloth end sheets 25x28 with a label reading "Post Route Map Of The Territory Of Dakota." Map is protected in a new brown cloth folding case 26x29 with "Post Route Map Of Dakota 1885" stamped in gold on the spine.

Reference: Karrow 10-0212.; cf Phillips Maps, p. 258 (1881 ed.)

State / Province: North Dakota ; South Dakota

Subject: Postal

Full Title: Post route map of the Territory of Dakota with adjacent parts of Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota and portions of the Dominion of Canada showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of December 1885. Published by order of Postmaster General William F. Vilas under the direction W.L. Nicholson, Topographer P.O. Dept. The first edition was issued in 1879. Note: The Service on this diagram brought up to date of Dec. 1st 1885. (seal) Post Office Department United States of America. "With celerity, certainty and security".

List No: 2246.001

Series No: 2

Published In: (Covers to) Post route map of the Territory of Dakota with adjacent parts of Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota and portions of the Dominion of Canada showing post offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of December 1885. Published by order of Postmaster General William F. Vilas under the direction W.L. Nicholson, Topographer P.O. Dept. The first edition was issued in 1879. Note: The Service on this diagram brought up to date of Dec. 1st 1885. (seal) Post Office Department United States of America. "With celerity, certainty and security".

Publication Author: United States. Post Office Dept. ; Nicholson, W. L.

Publication Date: 1884

Publication Reference: Karrow 10-0212.; cf Phillips Maps, p. 258 (1881 ed.)

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 2246.000

Publication Type: Case Map

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 140

Publication Width cm: 105

Image No: 2246001

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