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[Missouri] Carey & Lea, Geographical, Statistical, Historical Map of Missouri. Philadelphia., 1822. 12 x 9; with text 16 x 20. Original color. VG. The first separately printed map of Missouri. At this time Missouri was the largest state in the Union. Shows the Osage Boundary Line near the western border. The text gives population statistics, reports some communities speak only French, and summarizes disputes leading to the Missouri Compromise. Hoover, Mapping St. Louis History, 27a. $650.00

Brothers-in-law Henry C. Carey and Isaac Lea established their partnership in 1822, the same year they issued their Complete Historical, Chronological and Geographical Atlas of the United States>. In 1825 it was translated into French and published by Buchon in Paris. The revised American edition appeared in 1827.

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