Posted by admin On May 6, 2019
(North America / United States/ early state maps). 1805, by Arrowsmith & Lewis. Known as “Barker’s Ohio map”. Significant early 19th century map of Ohio, among the earliest capturing this state in its infancy. Depicts the roads then available over which immigrants could easily pass through Ohio and the potentially hostile areas of Indian Lands. The state is divided into Indian Land, Army Land, Seven Ranges, a Virginia Donation, and a French grant. The notation “Major Truman killed” appears in the northwest region, showing where Captain Alexander Trueman was killed by Indians while on a peace mission in 1792. Another notation stating Indians defeated Aug. 20, 1794 is seen just south of Ft. Ohio became a state in 1803. Paper evenly uniformly age toned, approx. Four locations have light old (early) highlighting in yellow, but displaying a fine age patina and visual appeal. 10 5/8″H x 8 1/2″W. 9 7/8″H x 8″W. Referring to it as “Barker’s” map and calling it an improvement over previous ones. Ristow, American maps and Mapmakers, p. We do not sell modern reprints. The item “Ohio 1805 Arrowsmith Lewis Carey rare early state map Army Lands VA grant” is in sale since Thursday, March 21, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Maps, Atlases & Globes\North America Maps”. The seller is “oldmapsoldbooks” and is located in Dover, New Hampshire. This item can be shipped worldwide.