Fine map of the United States from coast to coast, updated to include some lands acquired and explored following the Mexican-American War, although much of the border along the Gila River is still unresolved and incomplete.
This map incorporates remarkable details from the early western explorations of Lewis & Clark, Long, and others. A massive Missouri Territory dominates the upper Rocky Mountain and Plains regions. The Pacific Northwest is overtaken by the fur-trading District of Columbia
Many tribal lands, pueblos, and early forts are shown.
During the 1820s to 1840s, the major French cartographic publishing houses generated some of the most outstanding and historically significant maps of the American West.
Though the map was published in 1851, it still shows Texas in an early republican configuration.