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TITLE/CONTENT OF MAP: 'United States and additions, 1820'
The title of the map notes that it includes US territorial development to 1820, although the names given do not recognise all the states which had been admitted to the Union by that year. Marked on the map are "Illinois Territory" (admitted as the 21st state in 1818), "North West Territory", "District of Maine" (admitted as the 23rd state in 1820) , "Alabama Territory" (22nd state in 1819), "Michigan Territory" (admitted later as the 26th state in 1837). West of the Mississippi, "Aransas District", adjacent to the Arkansaw River - the first known use of the modern spelling of Arkansas was used in 1820. The districts of Cape Girardeau, Howard, St Louis and Lawrence are marked. The Devallieres Grant is marked above the White River with nearby Osage settlements in Western Arkansas on what would later become the Oklahoma Border. a number of native American Indian settlements are marked.
The top image on the right hand side shows the entire map. To view a close up of the map showing the level of printed detail, please click on the bottom image on the right hand side. This map is folding hence the centrefold line may show on the image below
IMAGE SIZE: Approx 53.5 x 64.5cm, 21 x 25.25 inches (Large); Please note that this is a folding map.
TYPE: Antique early 19th century atlas map with original hand colouring
CONDITION: Good; suitable for framing. Please check the scan for any blemishes prior to making your purchase. Please contact us if you would like to arrange to view this map. Virtually all antiquarian maps and prints are subject to some normal aging due to use and time which is not obtrusive unless otherwise stated. We offer a no questions asked return policy.
AUTHENTICITY: This is an authentic historic map, published at the date stated above. It is not a modern copy.
VERSO: There is nothing printed on the reverse side, which is plain
FOLDING: This is a folding map.
ARTIST/CARTOGRAPHER/ENGRAVER: Drawn & engraved by John & George Menzies for John Thomson's "New General Atlas"
PROVENANCE: "A new general atlas", consisting of a series of geographical designs, on various projections, exhibiting the form and component parts of the globe; and a collection of maps and charts, delineating the natural and political divisions of the Empires, Kingdoms, and States in the World", Edinburgh: Printed by George Ramsay and Company, for John Thomson and Company, Edinburgh; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, London; and John Cumming, Dublin [Thomson's New General Atlas]

Reserve: $525.00

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    "United States & additions to 1820". 23 states. Indian

    Estimate $600 - $700Jun 02, 2020
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    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
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