Auction 162, Lot 252

"Geographical, Statistical, and Historical Map of Georgia", Carey & Lea

Subject: Georgia

Period: 1822 (circa)

Publication: A Complete Historical, Chronological, and Geographical American Atlas...

Color: Hand Color

Size:
8.9 x 11.4 inches
22.6 x 29 cm

A nice, early map of Georgia with large tracks in the western part of the state shown belonging to the Cherokees and Lower Creeks. County configuration suggest a circa date of 1822 with the addition of De Kalb county from Fayette. The immense southern counties of Early, Irwin and Appling are marked with the notation, "Indian claim extinguished at the Treaty of Ft. Jackson." The map is surrounded by tables of fascinating text including census tables listing whites (189,566), free blacks (1763), Slaves (149,656) and All Others (4). Overall size with text is 20.4 x 16.5".

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Condition: B+

On a clean, bright sheet with a professional repair to an edge tear at top left that extends 3" into the descriptive text.

Estimate: $250 - $325

Sold for: $180

Closed on 4/26/2017

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