Auction 112, Lot 188

"[Lot of 2] Map of the States of Indiana and Ohio with Part of Michigan Territory [and] Kenyon College, Ohio", Hinton, John Howard

Subject: Indiana, Ohio & Michigan

Period: 1832 (dated)

Publication: The History and Topography of the United States

Color: Black & White

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First is a nice map (15.5 x 9.6") with early county configurations, particularly in Indiana where the northern half is shown to be the territory of the Pottowatomies and Kickapoos. The lone exception is Allen County with Ft. Wayne, which provided a defense against the Indian frontier. Excellent detail, including mountains, rivers, roads, lakes, towns, Indian tribes, and a host of other details. Inset plan of Cincinnati at lower right. Second (6.5 x 5") is a steel engraved view of Kenyon College, which was founded in Gambier, Ohio in 1824, and is the oldest private college in the state.

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Condition: A

Bit of light surface soil on map.

Estimate: $170 - $220

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/28/2005

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