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Mathew Carey:  Missouri Territory. formerly Louisiana.

Maps of the Rocky Mountains (Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Utah, New Mexico)

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Title: Missouri Territory. formerly Louisiana.

Map Maker: Mathew Carey

Place / Date: Philadelphia / 1814

Coloring: Uncolored

Size: 7.5 x 5.5 inches

Condition: VG+

Price: $675.00

Inventory ID: 50631


One of the Earliest Maps To Incorporate Lewis & Clark's Reports

Reduced size example of Matthew Carey's map of Missouri Territory, published shortly after the return of Lewis & Clark and in the same year as the issuance of their highly influential map of the region from the Missouri River to the Pacific Ocean (also issued by Matthew Carey).

Carey's map is a curious amalgam of information. While it includes highly up to date Lewis & Clark geographical details in certain portions of the map, other portions continue to rely upon Soulard and earlier material furnished by Lewis.

An essential map of Western American Collectors.

References: Wheat 315.

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