An Accompaniment to Mitchell's Reference and Distance Map of the United States.
by Mitchell, Samuel A.
Mitchell and Hinman,
First edition. 324pp. Original half leather and paper covered boards. Externally rubbed, internally foxed, withal a very good copy. Intended to accompany a wall map, the first 176 pages of this book serve as a finding key to places and rivers. The last third of the volume describes individual states, including a narrative description, population statistics, and internal improvements (stage lines, canals, and rail roads). Of particular interest are the chapters on the western territories of Oregon, Missouri (that area north of the State of Missouri between the Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains), and "Ouisconsin" Territory. Howes M684.
Book Id: 18772