The map shows the communication lines in orange. On the folded cover is the statement "500 miles and return in 5 minutes. The mail is quick; telegraph is quicker; but Long Distance Telephone is Instantaneous and you don't have to wait for an answer." On the back of the map is a list of public pay stations. Folding into self wrappers 20x9.5, with "New York, Boston, Buffalo, Washington. Local and Long Distance Telephone. American Telephone and Telegraph Company. General Offices, 18 Cortlandt St. New-York. John C. Rankin Co., 34 Cortlandt St. N.Y."
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