Cary's New Plan Of London And Its Vicinity 1837
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Cary's New Plan of London and its Vicinity, 1837. Shewing the Limits of the Two-penny Post Delivery. Published by Authority of His Majesty's Post Master General.
Cary's New Map Of London, And Its Adjacent Villages, Published By Order Of His Majesty's Postmaster General, Showing The Present Boundary Of The Two-Penny Post Delivery, And The Limits Of The Hackney Coach Back Fares.
G. And. J. Cary, 86, St. James's Street.
83.2cm x 77.2cm (32¾" x 30½")
4¼" : 1 Statute Mile (Approx.)
Stoke Newington - East India Dock - North Brixton - Kensington
Folding plan, with hard cover slipcase. Hand coloured, laid down on linen. Title in bottom margin. Scale bottom left. Note regarding limit of two-penny post bottom left. No publishers imprint. Map divided into squares lettered for reference. City boundary, open spaces, etc., coloured. Position of Hungerford Bridge
This state recorded as Howgego
No. 279 (11).
The map surface is in excellent condition, with one ink stain to the Mile End / Stepney section, even age toning, and some offsetting. The roads to the north of Stoke Newington have been crudely penciled into the top margin. The linen backing is split vertically along the centre fold, with the map now in two separate pieces.
A Note at the bottom left records: The coloured Circle is the boundary of the Two-penny Post Delivery. Hackney Coachmen are allowed by the New Act of parliament to charge back fares from all places outside the same Circle.
The title printed on the slipcase reads:
PUBLISHED BY ORDER OF
The PRESENT BOUNDARY of the
TWO-PENNY POST DELIVERY,
and the LIMITS of the
HACKNEY COACH BACK FARES.
G. AND. J. CARY, 86, ST. JAMES'S STREET.
Genealogists and family historians will find this map of London a great research aid.
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