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Title Skeleton map of the overland mail route to California
Author Butterfield, John
Date 1857
Document Type Map
Region California
Keywords overland mail route
Theme Railroads, Transportation and Urban History; Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "The upper half consists of a map while the lower half comprises the text. In the text Butterfield presses the advantages of his route over that chosen. The broadside was circulated by parties dissatisfied with the decision of Postmaster General Brown of Tennessee to take the road through Tennessee and bypass northern cities".
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 526
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue