Inventory of Historic Maps of Mississippi
by Paul Davis
|Title:||Map of the lands in Mississippi ceded by the Chickasaws to the United States in 1832 and 1834. From actual survey by Henry M. Lusher, draughtsman in the Office of the Surveyor Genl. of lands in Missis: ceded by the Chickasaws. Approved, John Bell, surveyor of lands in Missis: ceded by the Chickasaws. Benja. Reynold, Chickasaw agent.|
|Author:||Lusher, Henry M.|
|Features:||Relief, detailed drainage, many streams named, lakes, prairies, bluffs, "Chickasaw old fields", roads, township and range for Chickasaw session lands, State and Chickasaw and Choctaw Boundaries are highlighted in color, towns, light pencil annotations possibly indicating land transactions.|
|Comments:||General Note: "Eddy, del. on stone." |
Author Note: "Approved" and signed "John Bell, Surveyor of lands in Missis, ceded by the Chicasaws".
Features Note: "Numbering of sections East and West of the Basis meridian."
|Coverage:||Tallahatchie, Yalobusha, Chickasaw, Monroe, Itawamba, Pontotoc, Lafayette, Panola, Tunica, DeSoto, Marshall, Tippah and Tishomingo Counties|
|Repository:||Mississippi Department of Archives and History | National Archives and Records Administration, Cartographic and Architectural Records|
|Publisher:||Boston : Pendleton’s Lithography, 1835.|
|Size (inches):||16.9 X 22.4|