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Interesting early map of Wisconsin, which is beginning to show most of its counties.

The lands south of the Wisconsin and Fox Rivers are largely surveyed and many early counties, towns, etc., appear. The region to the north is dominated by larger counties, including newly added Lacrosse, Marathon, and Oconto, each added in the past few years, and La Point, Portage, Chippewa, Polk, Pierce and St. Croix. These counties were previously the lands of the Winnebagos, Menomonies, Oneidas, Sioux and Chippewa.

The Carver claim is finally removed in the past few years, after nearly 100 years. The south is filled with roads, and towns, the north rivers, portages, etc. Significant changes are shown between 1850 and this edition. Pre-dates the appearance of Clarke County, suggesting a date of 1852 or early 1853.

One of the best early maps of Wisconsin in full original color.