Auction 123, Lot 198

"[Lot of 2] A Chart of Georgia, Showing the Percentage of Slaves in Each County [with] Map of South Carolina, Showing the Proportion of Slaves in Each County", Harper's Weekly

Subject: United States - Southeast

Period: 1861 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Black & White

Size:
10.5 x 16 inches
26.7 x 40.6 cm

This interesting pair of maps show the percentage of slaves (indicated by shading) in each county of Georgia and South Carolina. These range from 1% inland, to 92% along the coast. The Georgia map is on a full sheet below the Harper's Weekly masthead; the South Carolina map shares a page with portraits of Col. Dougherty and Gen. Hunter. Dimensions given are for the page.

References:

Condition: A

Pleasant age toning, a spot between the portraits, not affecting the image.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $110

Closed on 2/20/2008

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