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Auction 92, Lot 145

"Map of the Former Territorial Limits of the Cherokee Nation of Indians… [together with] Map showing the Territory Originally Assigned to the Cherokee Nation of Indians West of the Mississippi…", Royce, C. C.

Subject: Southern United States

Period: 1884 (dated)

Publication: 5th Annual Report Bureau of Ethnology

Color: Printed Color

See Description

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 cessions made by them to the colonies of the United States up to their removal to west of the Mississippi. The second map (30 x 20.7") shows the region assigned to them in Indian Territory. The map also includes a small section of Kansas and Arkansas. Shows many villages, forts and Agencies.


Condition: A

Heavy paper, issued folded. Fine condition, save for a couple of separations at fold intersections

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/13/2000