"A New Map of Mississippi with its Roads & Distances", Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co.
Period: 1851 (published)
Publication: Mitchell's New Universal Atlas
Color: Hand Color
10 x 13 inches
25.4 x 33 cm
A very attractive 19th century map of pre-Civil War Mississippi with good detail throughout of the numerous towns and villages, rivers and one railroad linking Jackson and Vicksburg. Some distances noted between cities along main roads. The table on the left gives the steamboat routes between Natchez and New Orleans, and Natchez to Pittsburgh. The map is surrounded by a decorative, scroll border.
Very good with a little marginal foxing.