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Cover: Ohio, Indiana, Cinncinnati, environs post route map. United States. Post Office Dept. ; Roeser, C. (Charles), 1884

Cover: Ohio, Indiana, Cinncinnati, environs post route map. / United States. Post Office Dept. ; Roeser, C. (Charles) / 1884
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Full Title: (Covers to) Post route map of the states of Ohio and Indiana with adjacent parts of Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky, and West Virginia showing post offices, with the intermediate distances between them and mail routes in operation on 1st February 1884. Published by order of Postmaster General Walter Q. Gresham under the direction of C. Roeser Jr., Topographer P.O. Dept. 1884. The first edition was issued in 1870 ... (seal) Post Office Department United States Of America. "With Celerity, Certainty And Security." (with) City of Cincinnati and environs.

Author: United States. Post Office Dept. ; Roeser, C. (Charles)

Date: 1884

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Author: United States. Post Office Dept. ; Roeser, C. (Charles)

Date: 1884

Short Title: Cover: Ohio, Indiana, Cinncinnati, environs post route map.

Publisher: Washington: Post Office Dept.

Type: Covers

Object Height cm: 105

Object Width cm: 148

Note: 1st issue 1870. Dissected into two sheets (each into 30 sections) labeled Western Part and Eastern Part. The usual incredible detail of these wonderful postal maps is all here - with five classes of roads shown. "The service on this Diagram brought up to date of April 1, 1884." With printed outline color by county. Sheets fold into red cloth end sheets labeled with the above title, and into a new red cloth folding case 23x14 with "Post Route Map Of Ohio & Indiana 1884" stamped in gold on the spine.

Reference: cf Karrow 2-1969 (1870 edition); Phillips Maps, p. 633 (1881 ed.); Melvyl (Bancroft Library 1883 ed.: G4081.P8 1883 .U5)

State / Province: Ohio ; Indiana

Subject: Postal

Full Title: (Covers to) Post route map of the states of Ohio and Indiana with adjacent parts of Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky, and West Virginia showing post offices, with the intermediate distances between them and mail routes in operation on 1st February 1884. Published by order of Postmaster General Walter Q. Gresham under the direction of C. Roeser Jr., Topographer P.O. Dept. 1884. The first edition was issued in 1870 ... (seal) Post Office Department United States Of America. "With Celerity, Certainty And Security." (with) City of Cincinnati and environs.

List No: 3081A

Series No: 1

Published In: Post route map of the states of Ohio and Indiana with adjacent parts of Pennsylvania, Michigan, Illinois, Kentucky, and West Virginia showing post offices, with the intermediate distances between them and mail routes in operation on 1st February 1884. Published by order of Postmaster General Walter Q. Gresham under the direction of C. Roeser Jr., Topographer P.O. Dept. 1884. The first edition was issued in 1870 ... (seal) Post Office Department United States Of America. "With Celerity, Certainty And Security." (with) City of Cincinnati and environs.

Publication Author: United States. Post Office Dept. ; Roeser, C. (Charles)

Publication Date: 1884

Publication Reference: Karrow 2-1969 (1870 edition)

Publication Note: See note field above.

Publication List No: 3081.000

Publication Type: Case Map

Publication Maps: 1

Publication Height cm: 105

Publication Width cm: 148

Image No: 3081A

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