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An improved edition of a map of the surveyed part of the territory of Michigan [cartographic material] / 




New York

Place of creation

New York (State)


J.H. Colton & Co.

1 map : col. ; 53 x 78 cm.
Cartographic material
90: Open
Original can be viewed in the presence
of an early cartographic archivist.
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #626
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Additional information

Attached to the original cover which bears the title: Farmer's Map of Michigan exhibiting the Sections

Engraved by John Farmer.

Entered according to Act of Congress in the Clerks Office of the District of Michiagn in the Territory of Michigan by John Farmer 4th day of July, A.D. 1835.

Longitude west from Washington City

Includes 5 inset maps: Map of the straits of Michillimackinac from actual surveys on a scale 4 miles to 1 inch by John Farmer -- Map of Pte Ignace. Scale 2 miles to an inch -- Map of the most important part of the lead mine district near the Mississippi River on a scale of 12 miles to 1 inch by John Farmer -- Map of Michillimackinac. Scale 2 miles to 1 inch.

Physical condition note
Map is badly damaged. Torn along panel fold lines

Custodial history
Part of the Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection purchased by the Public Archives of Canada in 1981.

Citation / reference note
Phillips, P. Lee "A List of Maps of America in the Library of Congress". 1901, Pt 1, p. 425.
Karpinski, Louis C. "Bibliography of the Printed Maps of Michigan 1804-1880". 1931, page 255, entry 129 D3.

Copy / version note
State 3 of map see Karpinski, p.255, entry129, D3.

Subject heading

United States - Michigan - Maps.