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Catalog Number 1947.135.126
Object Name Map
Title Map of the State of Michigan and the Surrounding Country
Scope & Content One map entitled "Map of the State of Michigan and the Surrounding Country" with a brown and blue hard textile cover. The map shows the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of the state and is printed in black ink on white paper. Pale red, yellow, blue, and green inks are used to color the areas of each county. The map shows cities, towns, Indian reserves, rivers, and lakes as well as state, county, and township boundary lines. The principal meridian and base line for Michigan are also indicated along with township and range numbers for the public land survey of the state. Lines of latitude and longitude are also indicated. An inset map of the "Copper District" of the Keweenaw Peninsula is also shown. Printed text beneath the title indicates that the map was "Compiled from Authentic Sources by John Farmer, Detroit, 1868, 23rd Edition." Separated is the accompanying blue and brown hard-cover entitled "Farmer's Sectional Map of Michigan." Published by Northwestern Map Publishing House and Silas Farmer & Co.
Date 1868
People Farmer, John
Extent of Description 24.5" x 33.5"





















Collection General History
Search Terms Counties
Townships
Borthwestern Map Publishing House
Silas Farmer and Company