Auction 117, Lot 168

"Mississippi Territory and Georgia", Carey, Mathew

Subject: Southern United States

Period: 1805 (published)

Publication: American Pocket Atlas

Color: Black & White

Size:
7.7 x 5.8 inches
19.6 x 14.7 cm

This little map presents an early view of Mississippi Territory, which was formed out of the western portion of Georgia, and included present day Alabama. West Florida is shown to the south, separated from East Florida by the Apalachicola River. The map provides excellent information on rivers, swamps, early settlements and Indian villages. Of special note are the indications of early roads, including the Natchez Trace.

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Condition: B

Couple of tiny pin holes and faint spots in map.

Estimate: $350 - $450

Sold for: $250

Closed on 12/6/2006

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