Mitchell's national map of the American republic or United States of North America. Together with maps of the vicinities of thirty-two of the principal cities and towns in the Union [map].

Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868 [Browse]
Philadelphia : Published by S. Augustus Mitchell, 1843, c1842.
  • Scale [ca. 1:3,500,000]. (W 95°19ʹ00ʺ--W 64°22ʹ00ʺ/N 46°45ʹ00ʺ--N 28°30ʹ00ʺ).
  • 33 col. maps on 2 sheets : hand col. ; each 63 x 86 cm. or smaller


Library of Congress genre(s)
Getty AAT genre
  • Relief shown by hachures.
  • Cover title: Mitchell's national maps of the United States.
  • "Drawn by J.H. Young. Engraved by J.H. Brightly."
  • Second sheet has title: A concise view of the number, resources, and industry of the American people in the year 1840. comprising the different classes of the inhabitants, products, exports and imports of each separate state; the most important canals and railroads, the lengths of the principal rivers, and the heights of the principal mountains in the United States.
  • Second sheet has large center statistical chart surrounded by thirty-two inset maps of various major American cities and their environs, or states.
  • Insets on 1st sheet: Map of the north-eastern boundary of the United States according to the Treaty of 1842; Map of the southern part of Florida; Population of each county, &c., in the different states and territories of the United States, in 1840.
  • Historic Maps copy 1 folded in cover, 18 x 12 cm.
  • Historic Maps copy 1 imperfect: map of U.S. wanting.
Other title(s)
  • National map of the American republic
  • Concise view of the number, resources, and industry of the American people, in the year 1840
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