"Mississippi", Tanner, Henry Schenck
Period: 1846 (circa)
Publication: A New General Atlas...
Color: Hand Color
9.3 x 11.8 inches
23.6 x 30 cm
A fine map delineated by county showing wagon roads, towns and settlements, and the river systems. The Cotton Gin Port is located in the eastern part of the state and was part of the early U.S. government's "plan of civilization" for the Chickasaw Indians. Two early railroads also appear on the map: one heading west from Jackson, and another from Woodville heading south to Louisiana. County configurations are current to 1841, with the addition of Harrison from Hancock County. Surrounded by a decorative scroll border.
Original color with minor soiling confined to the blank margins.