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Auction 100, Lot 143

"An Accurate Map of the United States of America according to the Treaty of Peace of 1783", Russell, John C.

Subject: United States - Eastern

Period: 1794 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

18 x 14.2 inches
45.7 x 36.1 cm

Interesting map detailing states and Indian lands east of the Mississippi River. Tracts of land in southern Ohio are labeled Army Lands, Ohio Company, and Donation Lands from the Commonwealth of Virginia. Other interesting designations west of there bear the labels Illinois Company, Wabash Company, and New Jersy Company. A large section of Kentucky is Land Reserved for the Virginia Troops. The newly formed Tennessee Government is outlined with a large section Reserved for the N. Carolina Troops. Georgia's western boundary is the Mississippi River. Various tribes are indicated throughout. The Twenty Leagues Line is drawn in the Atlantic. The map was issued in both Russell's American Atlas and William Winterbotham's Historical…View of the American United States in 1796.

References: McCorkle 794-14.

Condition: B

Remargined at binding side. Two large, irregular tears at binding side, repaired but still visible.

Estimate: $400 - $450

Sold for: $550

Closed on 9/12/2002