A / Statistical Chart / of the United States, / with the Distances and Population of the Principal Towns, / According to the Census of 1830 [central caption title surrounded by multiple rich ornamental borders and corner pieces enclosing a variety of statistical charts related to the population of the United States and distances between various towns and cities]

Hartford, CT: Joseph Hurlbut, Printer, nd [1831?]. Printed broadside, 29 x 20 inches, employing an array of typographical ornaments to creating an architectural frame, columns supporting a pediment above, a woodcut (3 x 8 inches) of the American eagle adorned with the motto "E Pluribus Unum," etc. Highlights from the charts include a list of American warships, heights of mountains, length of rivers, a breakdown of each state's population to include the slaves as 3/5 of a person, etc. Included are separate charts for each state to the Mississippi River, plus Louisiana and Missouri, the District of Columbia, and the territories of Michigan, Arkansas, and Florida. Several editions of this broadside were printed in Boston, Hartford, New Haven, and New York. This printing not in American Imprints (cf. 3592-3594 for other printings). OCLC locates a single copy of this printing (Connecticut Historical Soc.). Old staining along lower edge, tear through ornamental border there, some foxing, but still a very good example. (#4980). Item #58047

Price: $375.00

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