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Auction 198, Lot 131

"A New Map of North & South Carolina, & Georgia. Drawn from the Best Authorities", Kitchin, Thomas

Subject: Colonial Southeastern United States

Period: 1765 (published)

Publication: London Magazine

Color: Hand Color

9.1 x 6.8 inches
23.1 x 17.3 cm
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This charming small map of the southeast shows the boundaries of North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia extending from the Atlantic coast to the Mississippi River, illustrating the territorial gains the British made during the French & Indian War, which ended in 1763. Numerous Indian tribes are named in the frontier land west of the Appalachians including the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Creek, and Choctaw tribes. The map also depicts towns, Indian villages , forts, watersheds and the topography of the land. Published in the April 1765 issue of London Magazine.

References: Cumming #348; Jolly #LOND-244; Phillips (Maps) p. 295, 613 & 819; Sellers & Van Ee #1390.

Condition: A

A sharp impression issued folding with marginal toning.

Estimate: $375 - $450

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/19/2024