"Map of Minnesota Territory", Young, James H.
Period: 1852 (published)
Publication: Thomas Cowperthwaite & Co.
Color: Hand Color
16 x 13.2 inches
40.6 x 33.5 cm
A great, early map on the region. Minnesota extends to the Missouri River with most of the territory divided into Dahkotah and Pembinan. Recent information on the Chippewa and Sioux treaties of 1851 is contained in a note at bottom. The location of several forts on the Missouri River are shown including Fort Mandan where Lewis & Clarke ar noted to have wintered in 1804-05. The territory was created in 1849 and granted statehood in 1858.