"A Diagram of the State of Alabama", General Land Office
Period: 1840 (dated)
Publication: Senate Doc. 61, 26th , 2nd Session
Color: Hand Color
11.8 x 22.5 inches
30 x 57.2 cm
An early state map that shows surveying progress to 1840. There is no county development, but the settlements of Mobile, Montgomery, Cahaba, St. Stephens, Demopolis, Huntsville, Tuscaloosa, and Sparta are located. Large Indian Cession lands are shown including those of the Creek, Choctaw, Chickasaw and Cherokee. Huntsville is located in the Old Madison County. Signed in the plate, "Surveyor's Office, Florence Alabama 25th. January 1840. Jas. H. Weakley Surveyor General of the Public Lands in Alabama."
References: Claussen & Friis & 371.
Fine example with original color. Folding, as issued.