The tourist's pocket map of the State of Illinois: exhibiting its internal improvements, roads distances &c.

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Map shows public land grid, counties, major cities and towns, "stage" roads and distances, and existing and proposed canals in Illinois. Building locations, mineral resources, and mining activity for Joe Daviess County in Illinois and Iowa County in "Ouisconsin" Territory: on inset. Inset: "Map of the lead mine region east of the Mississippi River." Includes legend, population table based on 1830 census, and table of steamboat routes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:1,840,000] and [ca. 1:1,090,000].

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1 map : col. ; 36 x 29 cm., originally folded to 13 x 8 cm.

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Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) 1837.

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Map shows public land grid, counties, major cities and towns, "stage" roads and distances, and existing and proposed canals in Illinois. Building locations, mineral resources, and mining activity for Joe Daviess County in Illinois and Iowa County in "Ouisconsin" Territory: on inset. Inset: "Map of the lead mine region east of the Mississippi River." Includes legend, population table based on 1830 census, and table of steamboat routes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:1,840,000] and [ca. 1:1,090,000].

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1 map : col. ; 36 x 29 cm., originally folded to 13 x 8 cm.

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On cover: Mitchell's map of Illinois. Inside cover: Text on "Public lands."

"Sold by Mitchell & Hinman, No. 6 North Fifth Street, Philada."

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  • 1837

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Young, J. H. (James Hamilton). The tourist's pocket map of the State of Illinois: exhibiting its internal improvements, roads distances &c., map, 1837; [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187360/: accessed December 11, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.