Cover image for New sectional map of the state of Illinois : compiled from the United States surveys ; also exhibiting the internal improvements, distances between towns, villages & post offices; the outlines of prairies, woodlands, marshes & the lands donated to the state by the Gen. Govt. for the purpose of internal improvements
Title:
New sectional map of the state of Illinois : compiled from the United States surveys ; also exhibiting the internal improvements, distances between towns, villages & post offices; the outlines of prairies, woodlands, marshes & the lands donated to the state by the Gen. Govt. for the purpose of internal improvements
Author:
Peck, John Mason, 1789-1858.
Publication Information:
New York : J.H. Colton & Co., 1856.

N[ew] York : engraved by Stiles & Co..

©1836
Physical Description:
1 map : color ; 97 x 64 cm on sheet 104x71 cm folded to 9x14 cm, in case.
General Note:
Includes census by county for 1840 and 1850.

Hand colored.

"Longitude west from Washington."

"Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1836 by J. H. Colton & Co. in the clerks office in the District Court of the Southern district of New York."

Includes description of "Public lands" and "Land districts."

Insets: Vicinity of Alton & St. Louis. Scale of 4 miles to one inch. -- Vicinity of Galena, the lead region and part of Wisconsin and Iowa.
Language:
English
Local Note:
In worn burgundy leather (?) folder, with giltstamped title and blind stamped decoration.
Geographic Term:
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Format :
Map

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