Auction 142, Lot 260

"Ohio", Arrowsmith & Lewis

Subject: Ohio

Period: 1804 (circa)

Publication: A New and Elegant General Atlas

Color: Black & White

Size:
8 x 9.8 inches
20.3 x 24.9 cm

This important early map of Ohio depicts the large land divisions made by Congress shortly after gaining statehood. The state is divided into Indian Land, Army Land, Seven Ranges, a Virginia Donation, and a French grant. Numerous forts, settlements, battlefields, rivers, portages, and early roads are depicted throughout. The notation Major Truman killed appears in the northwest, depicting the location where Captain Alexander Trueman was killed by Indians while on a peace mission in 1792.

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Condition: B+

Faint foxing with a manuscript page number at top right. The binding holes in left blank margin have been professionally repaired.

Estimate: $275 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 11/28/2012

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