"United States", Smith, Charles
Subject: United States - Eastern
Period: 1820 (dated)
Publication: Smith's New General Atlas
Color: Hand Color
13.8 x 10.5 inches
35.1 x 26.7 cm
Attractive map of the United States focusing on the states east of the Mississippi River with the Missouri Territory beyond. North West Territory takes in the region of present-day Wisconsin and Minnesota. Ohio, Indiana and Illinois are misplaced too far west and Lake Michigan is too small, so that Illinois does not have a border on Lake Michigan. There are several interesting notations concerning early boundaries and several early roads are shown. The southern part of Florida is shown in a inset. The map extends north to include Newfoundland.
References: Phillips (A) #6042-50.
Original color with slight uneven toning, else very good.