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Auction 180, Lot 179

"Map Showing the Territory Originally Assigned to the Cherokee "Nation of" Indians West of the Mississippi. Also the Boundaries of the Territory Now Occupied or Owned by Them", Royce, C. C.

Subject: South Central United States, Oklahoma

Period: 1884 (dated)

Publication: Bureau of Ethnology Fifth Annual Report Pl. IX

Color: Printed Color

29.9 x 20.6 inches
75.9 x 52.3 cm
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This large map depicts, by coloring and numeric key, those lands owned and ceded by the Cherokee Indians. The map shows the former territorial limits of the Cherokee Nation between the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers and the Appalachian Mountains. It depicts the various cessions made by them to the United States up to their removal to west of the Mississippi. It lists cessions numbered 37 through 47, and the Treaties of May 6, 1828 and July 19, 1866. The map also includes a small section of Public Lands, Kansas, and Arkansas, showing many villages, forts, and Indian Agencies.


Condition: B+

Issued folding with all folds reinforced with paper on verso, closing some fold separations. There is light toning and color offsetting.

Estimate: $150 - $180

Sold for: $110

Closed on 11/18/2020