"Aboriginal America, East of the Mississippi", Religious Society of Friends
Subject: Eastern United States
Period: 1844 (published)
Publication: Some Account of the Conduct of the Religious Society of Friends…
Color: Hand Color
4.3 x 6.3 inches
10.9 x 16 cm
This small and uncommon map was published by the Religious Society of Friends, or Quakers as they are more commonly known. The map shows the United States to the Mississippi River. It names the known tribes and locations with a color key at right that names the Algonquin, Dahcota, Huron - Iroquois, Catawba, Cherokee, Uchee, Natchez, and Mobilian Indians. The map was the frontispiece in "Some Account of the Conduct of the Religious Society of Friends Towards the Indian Tribes..." published by the Aborigines' Committee of the Meetings of Sufferings in London, 1844. The Quakers held these meetings every year, in which they focused on the wrongs suffered by aboriginal peoples all over the world.