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New Map of Mississippi with its Roads & Distances. A,

  • ARTIST: Samuel Augustus Mitchell

  • PUBLISHER: Published byThomas, Cowperthwait & Co. Philadelphia.

  • MEDIUM: Engraving handcolored,

    DATE: 1850-53

  • EDITION SIZE: 14 x 11 7/16" (356 x 290 mm) plus margins.

  • DESCRIPTION: A fine map from Cowperthwait edition of Mitchell's "A New Universal Atlas containing maps of the various Empires, Kingdoms, States and Republics of the World". An explanation key notes canals, rail roads (shown in red) and leading roads. The steamboat routes from Natchez to New Orleans and from Natchez to Pittsburgh are detailed.


  • CONDITION: Good condition. Original hand coloring.