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Ca 1788 Winthrop Sargent plan of Indian mounds at Marietta

Important 18th-century manuscript map of the Indian mounds at Marietta, Ohio… with intriguing connection to Spanish diplomacy in America

A remarkable late-1780s manuscript map of the monumental Indian mounds at the future site of Marietta, Ohio, the first American settlement north and west of the Ohio River. Signed by Winthrop Sargent and produced for presentation to Don Diego Gardoqui, Spanish Minister to the United States, the map hints at Spain’s schemes regarding the American […]

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Ralph Rawdon Battle of the Thames 1813

Rare War of 1812 engraving of the Battle of the Thames

A very rare engraving of the 1813 Battle of the Thames, which effectively ended British power in the Old Northwest, destroyed Tecumseh’s Native American Confederacy, and burnished the reputation of future President William Henry Harrison.  “After the U.S. naval triumph in the Battle of Lake Erie in September 1813, the British commander at Detroit, Brigadier General Henry A. […]

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Emma Willard Series of Maps to Willard's History of the United States

A landmark historical atlas by Emma Willard, America’s first female map maker

The first historical atlas of the United States, by pioneering educator Emma Willard who in the service of her broader mission became America’s first female map maker. Willard’s atlas features twelve single- or double-sheet maps, beginning with an “introductory map” of the “locations and wanderings of the aboriginal tribes.” Though Native American peoples had long […]

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Smith & Hill 1861 map of Dakota Territory

With the first printed map of Dakota Territory, showing Sioux cessions

A superb example of the first edition of this rare and important map of the Dakota Territory, published the year it was incorporated by Congress. With a presentation inscription to Alexander Ramsey, the first Territorial Governor of Minnesota. The main map focuses on the “ceded part of Dakota Territory,” delineated by a faint blue line […]

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