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January 6, 1820
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Map of the United States focusing on the states east of the Mississippi River with the Missouri Territory beyond. North West Territory takes in the region of present-day Wisconsin and Minnesota. Ohio, Indiana and Illinois are misplaced too far west and Lake Michigan is too small, so that Illinois does not have a border on Lake Michigan. There are several interesting notations concerning early boundaries and several early roads are shown. The southern part of Florida is shown in a inset. The map extends north to include Newfoundland.
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Credit: Library and Archives Canada.
Publisher: Charles Smith & Son.
Prime meridian Greenwich.
"Published by C. Smith Mapseller, No 172 Strand, Jany. 6th. 1820".
"50" appears in lower right margin".
Includes inset: "Continuation of Florida on the same scale".
From: Smith's new general atlas containing distinct maps of all the principal empires, kingdoms, & states through the world [cartographic material] : arranged according to the general treaty signed in Congress at Vienna, June 1815. London, 1826, map no 50.
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1. United States, Eastern - Maps.
2. Newfoundland - Maps.
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