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1856 map of the United States depicting states and territories; Mexican states, and Central American countries
The 1856 map depicts states and territories of the United States; Mexican states, and Central American countries. A large inset contains a world map. A statistical table compares states and territories in terms of area, population, real estate, personal estate, free persons unable to read or write, number of papers, annual circulation, pauperism, persons convict of crimes year ending June 1, 1850, and railroads in the United States as of June 1, 1854. Also, inserts listing the area and population of the Mexican states and the Central American countries.
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"1856 - A new map of our country, present and prospective : [United States] : compiled from government surveys and other reliable sources." (2017). American Period Maps. 19.