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Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut, Postal Statistics Map, 1876 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: The "centennial" postal statistical map of Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut : showing railroads, post routes and offices together with population and valuation of cities and towns. It compiled and published by M.G. Cook and Frank O. Ellis in 1876. Scale [ca. 1:422,400]. Covers also portions of New York, Vermont, and New Hampshire. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the USA Contiguous Albers Equal Area Conic projection (Meters). All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as railroads, post routes and offices together with population and valuation of cities and towns, distances between post offices, drainage, state, county, and town boundaries, and more. Includes table of population and valuation by county and cities of Boston and vicinity, and table of distances. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of New England from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1876
Held by
Harvard
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