1852 Mitchell US Map+Gold Region-Minnesota,NE,WA,OR,UT,NM & Indian Territories

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Seller: studioc (1,386) 100%, Location: Bar Harbor, Maine, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 353037233647 This 1852 Antique Original Handpainted MapofThe United States Showing Minnesota, Nebraska, Washington, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico & Indian Territories The Territory of Minnesota was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from March 3, 1849, until May 11, 1858, when the eastern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Minnesota. The Unorganized Territory of Nebraska included much of the original Louisiana Purchase; the territory's boundaries were:Southern: the current Kansas–Nebraska line ; Western: the Continental Divide; Northern: the U.S.–British North America border; Eastern: the White Earth and Missouri rivers. The original territory encompassed areas of what is today Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, and Montana.The Territory of Nebraska was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from May 30, 1854, until March 1, 1867, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Nebraska. The Nebraska Territory was created by the Kansas–Nebraska Act of 1854. The Territory of Oregon was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from August 14, 1848, until February 14, 1859, when the southwestern portion of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Oregon. Washington Territory was created on March 2, 1853 from the remaining Oregon Territory The Territory of Utah was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from September 9, 1850, until January 4, 1896, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Utah, the 45th state. Besides This territory contained all of the present states of Utah and Nevada as well as pieces of modern Wyoming and Colorado. The Territory of New Mexico was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed (with varying boundaries) from September 9, 1850, until January 6, 1912, when the remaining extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of New Mexico, making it the longest-lived organized incorporated territory of the United States, lasting approximately 62 years. Note: Virginia and the railroad running between its capital, Richmond, and the national capital before the Civil War. Within a decade the 50 western counties of Virginia would separate to form the state of West Virginia and the capitals of two warring nations would be just 100 miles apart by rail. With an Insert of Map No.6The Gold Region of California The California Gold Rush (1848–1855) began on January 24, 1848, when gold was found at Sutter's Mill in Coloma, CaliforniaThe map also shows the Gadsden Treaty Line of 1854 The Gadsden Purchase was an agreement between the United States and Mexico, finalized in 1854, in which the United States agreed to pay Mexico $10 million for a 29,670 square mile portion of Mexico that later became part of Arizona and New Mexico. Gadsden’s Purchase provided the land necessary for a southern transcontinental railroad which could provide a safe route to reach the California gold region.this map is fromMitchell's School AtlasMaps Designed To Accompany Mitchell's School and Family Geography(blank on reverse)Produced by Renowned Publishers Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler 1854 (The atlas title page shown in the photos are not a part of this salebut only for documentation of the map's origin.) Samuel Augustus Mitchell (1790-1868)Samuel Augustus Mitchell was a renown American geographer. Born in Connecticut he worked as a geography teacher but soon realizing there were only poor quality geographical resources available to teachers he turned to publishing. He moved to Philadelphia, a major center for publishing at the time, around 1830 and founded his company. It becoming one of the leading map and atlas publishers of the nineteenth century being one of the first to try out the new technique of engraving on steel plates. He experimented with steel almost 20 years before the rest of the publishing industry. This map was made prior to his son, S. Augustus Mitchell, becoming owner in 1860. This historically significant map has strong color and a very rich patina that would frame up with an antique quality. A great addition to any collection ofantiquesmapshistoryeducational history Approximate Sizes:Double Page: 11.65" x 17.75"Map image: 10.5" x 16.0" Within the USA the map will be mailed in a flat, secure, ridged package.Outside USA the map will be mailed in a large flexible envelope. Condition: Taken from a 19th century rebound issue on heavy gauge paper with archival repairs. There is foxing but overall good to fair condition for this issue but examine photos carefully to determine condition., Publisher: Cowperthwait, Desilver & Butler, Cartographer/Publisher: S. Augustus Mitchell, Original/Reproduction: Antique Original, Year: 1852, Date Range: 1852-1855, Territories: MN,NE,WA,OR,UT,NM & Indian Territories

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