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Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the Western & North Western Frontier

Author: Joel Roberts Poinsett; John James Abert; Washington Hood; United States. Topographical Bureau.
Publisher: [S.l. : s.n., 1837 or 1838]
Series: United States.; Congress; S.N⁰ 1 document
Edition/Format:   Map : National government publication : English
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Early map of the Indian Lands, west of the Mississippi River, setting forth the location of the major western forts on the American frontier. The area covered extends from the Mississippi River to the Rockies. U. S. Army forts are shown; most are 150 or more miles west of the Mississippi. Fort Snelling is the northernmost; Ft. Jackson, the southernmost. Indian tribal lands are identified. A few roads are shown.
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Genre/Form: Maps
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Map
All Authors / Contributors: Joel Roberts Poinsett; John James Abert; Washington Hood; United States. Topographical Bureau.
OCLC Number: 10497992
Notes: "Longitude given West from Washington City."
"Mil. Aff. -- Vol. VII - No. 753-A."
Description: 1 map ; 54 x 39 cm.
Cartographic Mathematical Data: Scale [ca. 1:3,225,000]; (W 103°--W 89°/N 50°--N 28°30ʹ).
Series Title: United States.; Congress; S.N⁰ 1 document
Responsibility: as prepared by the Hon. J.R. Poinsett, Sec. of War in his report of Dec. 30, 1837 ; compiled in the U.S. Topographical Bureau under the direction of Col. J.J. Abert, U.S.T.E. ; by W. Hood.

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Early map of the Indian Lands, west of the Mississippi River, setting forth the location of the major western forts on the American frontier. The area covered extends from the Mississippi River to the Rockies. U. S. Army forts are shown; most are 150 or more miles west of the Mississippi. Fort Snelling is the northernmost; Ft. Jackson, the southernmost. Indian tribal lands are identified. A few roads are shown.

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