"Colton's Minnesota and Dakota", Colton, Joseph Hutchins
Subject: Dakota Territory and Minnesota
Period: 1855 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 12.5 inches
39.4 x 31.8 cm
The newly formed Dakota Territory is a huge unorganized area with its western boundary along the Missouri River. Interesting notation locates vast prairies said to be "the great Hunting and Fighting Ground of Dakotah, Odjebwe, Assiniboin, Arikara, Minitarree and other Nations." Good detail throughout Minnesota. A handsome map with Colton's engraved border. Published by Johnson & Browning circa 1860.
Slight damp stain at paper edge, well away from map.