Auction 106, Lot 139

"Map of the Middle States of America. Comprehends New-York, New-Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and the Territory N.W. of Ohio", Russell, John C.

Subject: United States - Midwest and Mid Atlantic

Period: 1794 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
18 x 14.2 inches
45.7 x 36.1 cm

Detailed map extending from New York through Delaware and west to Lake Huron, Great Traverse Bay, Ft. Miami and Ft. Washington. The region west of Virginia includes regions named Indiana, Seven Ranges, Army Lands, Ohio Company, Donation Lands from the Commonwealth of Virginia, and Colonel Simmes Grant. The map locates a host of early settlements including Hurricane Toms, Morgans Town, Lick Town, Kill Buck Town, Salt Lick Town, Wills Town, New Comers Town, and Beavers Town. It also locates Indian villages, forts, and mines.

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Condition: A

Issued folded, now pressed. Couple of tissue repairs on folds and a bit of very faint toning along folds.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $600

Closed on 3/3/2004

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