''CONNECTICUT'' Philadelphia: S. Augustus Mitchell, c. 1846. Engraved map with original hand-coloring.(Image: 12 x 14 3/4’’)
This Pre Civil War map depicts Connecticut with its counties named and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown and major towns, cities, islands, and mountains are identified. Various stagecoach routes, steamboat and rail routes are also shown (with many land distances provided).
Along the upper left is a “Statistical Table” listing the population of the state from 1701 to 1840. The two insets in the lower right depict ''Hartford &c.'' and ''New Haven &c''.