"[Lot of 2] Western States & Territories [and] Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana & Arkansas Ter.", Grigg, John
Subject: Central and Southern United States
Period: 1830 (published)
Publication: American School Atlas
Color: Hand Color
9.8 x 8 inches
24.9 x 20.3 cm
Two fine examples of these scarce, detailed maps engraved by J.H. Young for John Grigg's "American School Atlas" published in Philadelphia in 1830. These two maps cover the central portion of the US from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. In the northern map, a large "North West Territory Attached to Michigan" is found between Lake Michigan and the Mississippi River. The southern map displays the extended version of Arkansas Territory. Fort Smith, a border town today, is located 40 miles to the east of the western border.
Strong impression and beautiful original color.