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No. 172 William St., New York [N.Y.]

Place of creation

New York (State)


J.H. Colton & Co.

1 map : hand col. ; 29 x 36 cm on sheet 36 x 44 cm.
Cartographic material
Microfiche NMC2906
90: Open
Item no. (creator)
Alexander E. MacDonald Canadiana Collection #487
Cartographic material
90: Open
Item no. assigned by LAC
90: Open
Archival reference no.
Other accession no.
80101/245 CA
Local class no.

Terms of use

Credit Library and Archives Canada. Copyright expired.

Additional name(s)

Publisher: J.H. Colton & Co.

Additional information

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1855, by J.H. Colton, in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York."

Includes legend showing railroads, roads, canals, cities, county towns & villages.

Includes 2 insets: Wolf Island at the commencement of the River St. Lawrence. Scale [ca. 1:506 880] -- Vicinity of the Welland Canal & Niagara Falls.

No 9 in bottom right margin.

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Map appears to be from: Colton's General atlas, containing one hundred and seventy steel plate maps and plans on one hundred imperial folio sheets by George Woolworth Colton, 1857. this is based on plate no 9 and information in LeGear entry 6129.

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

Related materials
For other versions of this map see: Mikan3724145 and AMICUS no 17076600.

Citation / reference note
Winerals, entry 196.
LeGear, 6129.

Subject heading

1. Ontario - Maps.
2. Wolfe Island (Ont.) - Maps.
3. Welland Canal - Maps.