"County Map of California", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Period: 1860 (dated)
Publication: New General Atlas
Color: Hand Color
10.6 x 13.4 inches
26.9 x 34 cm
This handsome map of the young state of California features early county development. There are a few railroads in the mining district and several proposed railroads. The Wagon Road to Gt. Salt Lake heading toward Las Vegas is prominently depicted. The state borders Utah Territory, with a large inset map showing the settlement in the Great Salt Lake region. A smaller inset depicts San Francisco Bay and Vicinity.
Original color with minor chipping at paper edges, well away from the map.