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Prime meridians: London and Washington.; Penciled note in margin attributes map to the U. S. General Land Office.; "Note - 1 mile 160 chains of 33 feet each, making 5280 feet to a mile. An acre is 43560 square feet".
s.n (publisher)
United States. General Land Office. (creator)
[1817]
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Shows Choctaw cession of 1830, Creek cession of 1832, Chickasaw cession of 1833 and Cherokee cession.; Photocopy from National Archives. No printed date; pencil dated 1840, but does not match the dated 1840 edition. Most townships in "Southern Surveyors Districts" labeled A, B·, C, D, or +, but there is no legend to explain labels.; Library copy is labeled "468", but this appears to be an accession number rather than a part of the original map.
Government Printing Office (publisher)
Weakley, James H. (creator)
1840
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Text above full title: "The townships shaded green marked o have been retraced returned & paid for. The townships shaded yellow marked C are now under contract. Proposed New Surveys Shaded red marked N". The townships are not shaded and marked as the text states. Surveyors Genls. Office. 1 October 1843 Jams. H. Weakley Surveyor Genl. of the Public lands in Alabama."; The map is on poor quality paper and lacks borders as found on all other editions. Other than the added text and the poor quality, the map is almost identical to the 1841 GPO edition.; Shows Choctaw cession of 1830, Creek cession of 1832, Chickasaw cession of 1833 and Cherokee cession.
Government Printing Office (publisher)
Weakley, James H. (creator)
1843
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"Shows positions of the land offices."; "Red line indicates the proposed division of the Cherokee tract between the districts of Huntsville and Coosa as described in the Commissioners letter."
s.n (publisher)
United States. General Land Office. (creator)
[1861?]
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"Meyer's Handatlas No. 72" in top margin.; "Dampf-Schiffrouten" with mileage listed on left side of map.; Prime meridians: Ferro and Washington; Relief shown by hachures.
Aus der Geographischen Graviranstalt des Bibliographischen Instituts zu Hildburghausen (publisher)
Meyer, Hermann Julius, 1826-1909. (creator)
1845
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Shows railroads, settlements, and county, township, and section boundaries.; At head of title: Geological Survey of Alabama.; "Copyrighted by Eugene Allen Smith, State Geologist, 1891."--Bottom left corner.; "Engraved and printed by Julius Bien & Co., N.Y."; From: Handbook of Alabama, a complete index to the State, with map by Saffold Berney, (2nd and rev. ed.), 1892.
Geological Survey of Alabama; Julius Bien & Co.) (publisher)
Smith, Eugene Allen, 1841-1927. (creator)
Berney, Saffold, b. 1844.; Julius Bien & Co.; Geological Survey of Alabama. (contributor)
1891
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Base map: "Alabama county subdivisions -- census county divisions and places" prepared by Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census, 1970.; Text lists each House district making up each Senate district.
Office of State Planning and Federal programs (publisher)
Alabama. Office of State Planning and Federal Programs. (creator)
1982
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Decorative border.; Steamboat routes with mileage left margin.; Plate 22 from unidentified atlas.; Map portrays Alabama prior to the creation of Choctaw County in December, 1847.
S. August Mitchell (publisher)
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868. (creator)
1847
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Relief shown by hachures.; "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1833 by H.S. Tanner in the ... Eastern District of Pennsylvania."; In upper margin: Tanner's universal atlas.; Prime meridian: Washington.
H.S. Tanner (publisher)
Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858. (creator)
Brose, W. (contributor)
1833
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Relief shown by hachures.; Prime meridian: Washington.; Steamboat routes with mileage on left side of map.; "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1859 by Charles Desilver in the Clerks office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."; Decorative border.
Published by Charles Desilver (publisher)
Desilver, Charles. (contributor)
1859
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142 in lower right corner.; "Published under the Superintendence of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge."
George Cox (publisher)
J. & C. Walker (Firm) (creator)
Cox, George,; Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858.; Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (contributor)
1853
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Relief shown by hachures.
Schönberg & Co (publisher)
1866
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Includes list of Land Districts and Census of 1840 by county.
J. La Tourrette (publisher)
La Tourrette, John. (creator)
1844
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Relief shown by hachures.; Prime meridian: Washington.; Includes steam boat routes and stage routes.; "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1834 by S. Augustus Mitchell in .. the eastern district of Pennsylvania."
Published by S. Augustus Mitchell; Sold by Thomas, Cowperthwait (publisher)
Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) (creator)
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868.; Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. (contributor)
1842
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At head of title: The Century Atlas.; Numbered 42 in The Century Atlas.
Century Co (publisher)
1897
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Relief shown pictorially.; From: A comprehensive atlas, geographical, historical & commercial, c1835.
W.D. Ticknor (publisher)
Bradford, T. G. (Thomas Gamaliel), 1802-1887. (creator)
c1835]
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Relief shown by hachures.; Shows railroads and electric lines.; Inset: Birmingham and vicinity. Scale 1:215,400.; Map has manuscript date of 1929. Census figures appear to estimated, higher than actual 1920 and lower than actual 1930.; Index to Alabama railroads in lower right. Directory to Principal Cities with their populations at top margin.
Rand McNally & Co (publisher)
Alabama. State Planning and Industrial Development Board. (creator)
Rand McNally and Company. (contributor)
[1929]
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Prime meridians: London and Washington; Relief shown pictorially. Depths shown by soundings.; "Entered according to Act of Congress on the 8th day of April 1816 by William Darby."; Scale given in English miles and French leagues.
James Olmstead; Benjn. Levy & Co (publisher)
Darby, William, 1775-1854. (creator)
Olmstead, James, 1779-1823.; Benjamin Levy & Co. (contributor)
1816
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Prime meridian: Washington; Includes list of Land Districts and Counties, with census statistics of 1840 by county.; Shows towns, post offices, rivers, and site where "Col. Aaron Burr arrested here in 1807".; Certificate of accuracy signed by registers of the land offices at Cahawba, St. Stephens, Huntsville, Sparta, and Tuscaloosa.; Decorative border
J. La Tourrette (publisher)
La Tourrette, John. (creator)
Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818. (contributor)
1845
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Relief shown by hachures.; Prime meridian: Washington.; Accompanied by descriptive and statistical text on left, right and lower borders.
Carey & Lea (publisher)
Lucas, Fielding, 1781-1854. (creator)
1822?
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Relief shown by hachures.; Prime meridian: Greenwich; Page 41 from an unidentified atlas.; Accompanying text, page 42, provides information about Alabama and includes census information for 1840.; Map represents period before December 1841, as Coffee County is not shown.
s.n (publisher)
Bradford, T. G. (Thomas Gamaliel), 1802-1887. (creator)
[1841]
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Prime meridian: Greenwich; Relief shown by hachures.; Map extends into Mississippi and Georgia.
T.G. Bradford (publisher)
Bradford, T. G. (Thomas Gamaliel), 1802-1887. (creator)
c1835]
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Relief shown by hachures.; Prime meridian: Washington.; "Entered according to Act of Congress in ... 1838, by T.G. Bradford in ... District Court of Massachusetts."; Text in bottom margin: Corrected to 1846; "Engraved by G.W. Boynton."
Charles D. Strong] (publisher)
Bradford, T. G. (Thomas Gamaliel), 1802-1887. (creator)
Boynton, George W., d. 1884. (contributor)
1846
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At head of title: No. 9.; Hand colored boundaries indicate the various land districts.
General Land Office (publisher)
Stone, William James, 1798-1865. (creator)
United States. General Land Office. (contributor)
1840.]
map
On verso: col. ill, advertisements and 2 local maps: Birmingham -- Mobile.
H.M. Gousha Company (publisher)
H.M. Gousha (Firm) (creator)
Gulf Oil Company-U.S. (contributor)
1931
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Relief shown by hachures.; Prime meridian: Washington.; "Entered according to Act of Congress in ... 1838, by T.G. Bradford in ... District Court of Massachusetts."; "Engraved by G.W. Boynton."
T.G. Bradford (publisher)
Bradford, T. G. (Thomas Gamaliel), 1802-1887. (creator)
Boynton, George W., d. 1884. (contributor)
1838
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Decorative border with no. 34 and 35 on top margin.; Map continues beyond borders of Georgia and Alabama.; Insets: Tuscaloosa Observatory [and] Rice-Mill on Savannah River.; Prime meridians : Greenwich and Washington.; Relief shown by hachures.; Counties are colored separately.
Johnson and Browning (publisher)
Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884. (creator)
Johnson & Browning.; Johnson and Ward. (contributor)
[1861]]
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Shows railroads and county boundaries.; From: Bradley's atlas of the world for commercial and library reference / Wm. M. Bradley & Bro. Philadelphia, Pa. : Bradley & Bro., 1895.; Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.; "64"--Lower right corner.
Bradley & Bro (publisher)
Bradley & Company. (creator)
[1895]
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Above bottom neat line: "Entered ... in the year 1855 by J.H. Colton & Co...."; Hand colored. Ornamental borders.; Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington.; No. 51 from an unidentified Colton atlas.; On verso: The State of Mississippi; [a description].
G.W. and C.B. Colton & Co (publisher)
Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893. (creator)
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (contributor)
[1870?]
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Ed. 1933, reprinted 1943.; Originally "compiled in 1912 revised 1925."
Geological Survey (publisher)
Hassan, A. F. (creator)
Geological Survey (U.S.) (contributor)
1943
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On upper left margin: 106.; Prime Meridians: Greenwich and Washington.; Shows roads, railroads, canals, cities, county towns, and villages.; Date pencilled in upper right margin "1874."; From an unidentified edition of Gray's Atlas.; With: Gray's Atlas map of Florida. (on verso).
O.W. Gray & Son (publisher)
Gray, Ormando Willis. (creator)
O.W. Gray & Son. (contributor)
1874
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Shows all cities and towns along railroad routes.; Map extends beyond state boundaries.; Ads for railroad iron and supplies on verso.
Dexter Relyea & Co.] (publisher)
Watson, Gaylord. (creator)
1877
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44D printed in upper right margin.; Prime meridians Washington and Greenwich.; Shows Cullman County, created in 1877.; Does not show Birmingham, created in 1871.; Date "1879" pencilled in lower margin.; "Bartholomew" pencilled in lower margin.
A & C. Black (publisher)
Bartholomew, John, 1831-1893. (creator)
Adam and Charles Black (Firm) (contributor)
1879
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Illman & Pilbrow (publisher)
Burr, David H., 1803-1875. (creator)
Illman & Pilbrow. (contributor)
1834
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Prime meridians: Greenwich, Washington.; Shows railroads, common roads, canals, cities, towns, villages and P.O. locations.; Shows Birmingham (established 1871), Geneva County (established 1868), and Baker County (renamed Chilton in 1868).; Ornate border and No. 52 in upper right corner.; On verso: The State of Mississippi; [a description].
G.W. and C.B. Colton & Co (publisher)
G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co. (creator)
[1873]
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Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington; Plate 53 from his new universal atlas ... 1842. The map is a revised edition of the 1834 map of Alabama by D.H. Burr and a reissue of the same plate in an earlier edition of Greenleaf's Atlas.
G.R. French (publisher)
Greenleaf, J. (Jeremiah), 1791-1864. (creator)
1842
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F. Sannoner, del.; Entered according to Act of Congress, by John Gardiner, District of Columbia.; Shows Cherokee Boundary Line, Chickasaw Boundary Line, [and Madison County.; Basic meridian: Huntsville.
Tanner, Vallance, Kearny & Co. Sc (publisher)
Peel and Sannoner (Philadelphia) (creator)
Gardiner, John Ralph. (contributor)
181-?
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Prime meridians: Philadelphia and London.; Shows counties in the state and territory, Indian lands and towns, roads, forts and towns.; Map extends into Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Georgia and Florida.; Entire plate mark visible.; "Shallus Sc." at lower right.
M. Carey & Son (publisher)
Carey, Mathew, 1760-1839. (creator)
Shallus, Francis engraver (contributor)
1818
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"Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1881 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerks Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."; Map extends into northern Florida.; Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.; In top left and right margins" 54 and 55
S. Augustus Mitchell (publisher)
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868. (creator)
1881
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"Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1882 by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerks Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."; Map extends into northern Florida.; Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.; In top left and right margins" 54 and 55
S. Augustus Mitchell (publisher)
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868. (creator)
1881
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Shows counties, cities and towns, and railroads.; Map extends into surrounding states.; Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Rand, McNally (publisher)
Rand McNally and Company. (creator)
1879
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map
Relief shown pictorially.; Pl. XIII in lower right corner.; Map extends south beyond state borders to New Orleans and Cape St. Blas.
Printed by Miller & Hutchens (publisher)
Drury, Luke, 1794-1845. (creator)
Miller & Hutchens. (contributor)
1822
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Appears to be separately issued edition of map found elsewhere in atlases. Those editions include publication statement, date and name the sculptor to be J.H. Young. Date of map is further confirmed by fact that it does not include any of the Alabama counties created in 1832, but shows Indian territories.; Relief shown by hachures.; Prime meridian: Washington.; Includes statistical notes.; Map extends into surrounding areas.
S. Augustus Mitchell (publisher)
Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868. (creator)
Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) (contributor)
1831
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Shows counties, cities and towns, major roads, swamps, and areas of Indian habitation.; "Published June 1st 1833 by Baldwin & Cradock 47 Paternoster Row London."; In left lower margin: Tanner.; In right lower margin: Engraved by J & C. Walker.; Outline color.
Baldwin & Cradock (publisher)
Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) (creator)
Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858.; J. & C. Walker (Firm) (contributor)
1833
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"No.13" in top margin.; Explanations: Land Grant Rail Roads; Seat of Land Office; Seat of Former Land Office; Rail Roads.; "Note: the whole central region of this state is underlaid with Iron Ore in vast beds. There are also Coal measures of great thickness and extent. Lead Ore is also found."
Department of the Interior General Land Office (publisher)
United States. General Land Office. (creator)
Bowen & Co. (contributor)
1866
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