"Map of Florida", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Period: 1850 (dated)
Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas
Color: Hand Color
11.6 x 14.4 inches
29.5 x 36.6 cm
An early map of the state with only 26 counties organized. Settlement in the southern half does not extend below Forts Jupiter, Dulaney and Thompson except for Key Biscayne. Three insets show the vicinities of Pensacola, Tallahassee and the Harbour of St. Augustine. Legend locates canals, railroads, and roads. The only existing railroad is a short run between Tallahassee and St. Marks. Tables at top and bottom give extensive detail on Water Routes between towns and settlements.
A very fine example with bright original coloring and a strong impression.