Map of the United States with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions compiled from the latest and best authorities

Collection: Osher Map Library Sheet Map Collection

Title: Map of the United States with the contiguous British and Spanish possessions compiled from the latest and best authorities

Barcode: 43530

Creator: Melish, John (1771 -1822)

Date Produced: 1820

Date Published: 1820

Historical Context: Map played an important role in treaties between the United States and Spain, Mexico and the Republic of Texas. It showed the opening of the American West derived from the Lewis and Clark expedition and Zebulon Pike's exploration of the southwest. Included are the routes taken by the explorers.

Brief Description: Includes inset map of the West Indies. Also includes a statistical table of countries on the map.

Permanent URL: https://oshermaps.org/map/43530.0001