"Map of the Former Territorial Limits of the Cherokee "Nation of" Indians… [together with] Map of the Territory Originally Assigned to the Cherokee "Nation of" Indians West of the Mississippi…",
Period: 1884 (dated)
Publication: 5th Annual Report Bureau of Ethnology
Color: Printed Color
Pair of large maps depicting in a colored and numeric key, those lands owned and ceded by the Cherokee Indians. First map (32.2 x 28.2") shows the former territorial limits of the Cherokee Nation between the Ohio and Tennessee rivers and the Appalachian mountains. It depicts the various cession made by them to the colonies of the United State up to their removal to west of the Mississippi. The second map (30 x 20.7") shows the regions assigned to them in Indian Territory. The map also includes a small section of Kansas and Arkansas. Shows many villages, forts and Agencies. Heavy paper, issued folded, and now pressed and backed with Japanese tissue.