"Johnson's Minnesota and Dakota", Johnson & Ward
Subject: Dakota Territory and Minnesota
Period: 1864 (published)
Publication: New Illustrated Atlas
Color: Hand Color
15.5 x 12.5 inches
39.4 x 31.8 cm
An attractive early map of Minnesota, six years after statehood showing 63 counties and early railroads shown. Numerous interesting notes, such as "The Vast Region of Prairie from Red River of North and Mini Walcan L. to about the Gr. Bend of the Missouri River is the Great Hunting Ground of Dakota, Ojibwe, Assiniboin, Arilcara, Minitarree and other Nations." Decorative border.
Light foxing & surface soil. Few short tears at lower edge just touching border - repaired with archival tape.