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Carey & Lea, Geographical, Statistical and Historical Map of Illinois. Philadelphia, 1822. Map 12 x 8½, with text 16½ x 20½. Original hand color. A few smudges (printer's ink?) in blank areas, else VG. First edition. Sold
Settlement of the state is from the south, with northern portions unsurveyed and home to Native Americans. Bounty Lands for War of 1812 veterans are shown between the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. With population statistics as of 1820, references to the Fort Dearborn Massacre and retaliatory raid by Colonel Russell at Peoria. Holland, Chicago in Maps 1612 to 2002, pp 48-9.
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