United States Florida Louisiana Western Territories 1806 John Cary fine old mapBrian DiMambro- Antiquarian Books, Maps & Prints
A New Map of the United States of America, from the Latest Authorities.
(Louisiana Territory- Western Territory- pre- Wisconsin & Minnesota; pre- Alabama & Mississippi).
Issued 1806, London by John Cary.
Attractive, uncommon and desirable large folio early 19th century map. Engraved with original outline hand color. Lovely, clean, fresh-looking example.
Note elongated Georgia Territory, which stretches across to the Mississippi river (which includes modern-dayAlabama & Mississippi), beyond which begins the vast Louisiana Territory. A large Western Territory is comprised of what will become Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. Florida's divisions reflect the Spanish possessions which still existed. Treaty of Grenville 1795 boundary line shown cutting across modern day Ohio. District of Main(e) reflects British possessions. "Principal Hunting Grounds of the Western Parties" named, various early outpost forts, numerous Indian villages, early travel paths and roads, notes on river navigation, etc.
Paper and image remains clean and well preserved with a fine patina and visual appeal.
Original fold line as issued.
Sheet measures c. 22"H x 26 1/2"W.
Printed area measures c. 18"H x 20 1/2"W.
Philips, Atlases in Library of Congress , 714.
Tooley's Dictionary of Mapmakers , vol. 1, p. 239.
Fordham, John Cary.
Map Collector 43, pp. 40-47 (Cary Family) and #57, pp. 32-7 (English Atlas).