Map Illustrating the Plan of the Defences of the Western Frontier

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Description: Map of United States territory west of the Mississippi River, including lands making up present-day Louisiana, Arkansas, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma. Lands claimed and ceded by various Native American tribes, and lands assigned to tribes are indicated, as well as proposed forts and railroads.
Date: 1838
Location: SC117, Series 4-12: U.S. & States #13 (workroom drawer)
Barcode: 30000011
Item Type: Map
Note: Written on map: "Draughtsman H.R."


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