c 1860 "Minnesota and Dacotah" - Mitchell


“MINNESOTA, AND DACOTAH.” Philadelphia:  S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr., c. 1860 - First edition of the Mitchell, Jr. atlas.  Engraved map with exceptionally bright original hand-coloring. (Image:  10 5/8 x 13 1/8'')

This attractive, historical map depicts the new State of Minnesota (admitted 1858) and Dakota Territory (admitted as two states in 1889). Counties are shown in contrasting colors.

Topographical features (with descriptive) are shown. Major towns, cities, railroads, and water routes are identified. Indian tribes are located throughout.  A very informative view of the area prior to the onset of the Civil War.

  • Inventory# M-13923