MITCHELL, SAMUEL AUGUSTUS 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.
Philadelphia: Mitchell, 1845. Hand-colored engraved wall map of the United States on 4 sheets joined. Drawn by J.H. Young and engraved by J.H. Brightly. 39 1/2 x 49 1/4 inches (100 x 125 cm). Professionally restored and laid to linen, without original rollers.
A fine wall map reaching west to the Republic of Texas, an expansive Indian Territory, and at the Northwest extremity the lands of the Dacotah, Sioux, and Pottawatomies. An interesting inset provides a Map of the Southern Part of Florida, without settlements south of Fort Jupiter and the Everglades as "Pay-Hai-O-Kee or grass-water an extensive swamp." The map is surrounded by 32 city plans and a table provides the 1840 population for 120 cities reporting the population of Whites, Free Blacks, and Slaves (New Hampshire is listed with just one slave and 537 Free Blacks). Rumsey 3345.
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