(Mississippi Valley) Map Illustrating the plan of the defences of the Western & North Western Frontier as proposed by Charles Gratiot in his report of Oct. 31, 1837
At this time it was planned to limit western settlement to the states along the west bank of the Mississippi and to reserve for the Indians all the lands to the west. A string of forts was to preserve this division. This is one of two plans of how to accomplish the objective. It shows the states along the rivers and the lands allocated to the Indians to the west and the proposed forts along the western boundary of the states. It was drawn by Washington Hood.
A very good copy. Image size is 21.25 x 15.25, attractive highlight color.