Auction 146, Lot 177

"A Map of Georgia, Also the Two Floridas, from the Best Authorities", Morse, Jedidiah (Rev.)

Subject: Southern United States, Georgia

Period: 1796 (published)

Publication: Morse's Universal Geography

Color: Black & White

Size:
12.1 x 7.4 inches
30.7 x 18.8 cm

This is an early American map depicting Georgia Territory extending from the Atlantic seaboard to the Mississippi River, with East and West Florida along the Gulf Coast. Most of the interior is dominated by various Indian tribes, including the Chickasaws, Creeks, Chactaws, and Muskogees with several prominent villages located. Fifteen early counties are shown along the Atlantic coast and the Savannah River. Several trading paths are noted in the west. Mobile, Pensacola, and New Orleans are noted. Engraved by Amos Doolittle and published by Thomas & Andrews, Boston.

References: Wheat & Brun #614.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with slight soiling, faint offsetting, and printer's ink residue at far left.

Estimate: $400 - $500

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/4/2013

Archived