"A New Map of Louisiana with Its Canals, Roads & Distances from Place to Place, Along the Stage & Steam Boat Routes", Mitchell, Samuel Augustus
Period: 1846 (dated)
Publication: New Universal Atlas
Color: Hand Color
14.3 x 11.6 inches
36.3 x 29.5 cm
Attractive state map showing early county configurations with good detail of cities, towns, roads, canals and railroads. Features a large inset of New Orleans with a key to important buildings. Tables at left display the distances along various steamboat routes to and from New Orleans. County configuration is up to date, with the recently organized Jackson County in 1845.
Original color with light toning and minor soiling.