[Map of upper Illinois]

Description

Map shows early nineteenth century northern Illinois township grid, existing towns, roads, marshlands and flood plains. Inset: "Vicinity of Galena, the lead region, and part of Wisconsin Territory." Includes notes on historical events with dates and text: "Public lands" and "Land districts." Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 108 x 73 cm. folded to fit folder 15 x 9 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1833.

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Description

Map shows early nineteenth century northern Illinois township grid, existing towns, roads, marshlands and flood plains. Inset: "Vicinity of Galena, the lead region, and part of Wisconsin Territory." Includes notes on historical events with dates and text: "Public lands" and "Land districts." Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 108 x 73 cm. folded to fit folder 15 x 9 cm.

Notes

Text along boundary line between Illinois and Wisconsin Territory: "The whole length of this Boundary Line is 144 miles 28 chs., 80, as measured by Lucius Lyon and John Messenger Commissioners, completed Decr. 15th. 1832."

UT Arlington copy is missing 8 x 13 cm. section from lower half of map which has been replaced with a photocopy of same.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1833

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  • Oct. 10, 2011, 11:41 a.m.

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  • June 12, 2015, 8:36 p.m.

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[Map of upper Illinois], map, 1833; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth187531/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.