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A slave map of Georgia...

Item # 172528

December 14, 1861

HARPER'S WEEKLY, New York, December 14, 1861  The entire front page is taken up with: "A Chart Map Of Georgia, Showing The Percentage of Slaves In Each County." Inside has a full page with seven: "Scenes in & Around Beaufort, South Carolina"; another page has 3 prints of: "The Stone Fleet on its Way to the Southern Coast"; a full page with 3 prints: "Fort Corcoran, Arlington Heights, Virginia" and "The Village of Lewinsville, Virginia..." and "Professor Lowe Making A Balloon Ascension on a Reconnoitring Expedition to Vienna". Also a nearly halfpg: "View of Urbanna, on the Rappahannock River, Virginia" and another: "The 32nd Indiana Regiment (Col. Willich) Building Pontoons in Kentucky"; a full page with four "Scenes at & Around the Island of Tybee, Georgia"; prints of "General Henry W. Benham" and "General Nelson of Kentucky".
The very nice doublepage centerfold captioned: "Scenes At & Around Fort Pickens" includes nine scenes. Additional prints include: "General Henry W. Benham, U.S.A." "General Nelson of Kentucky" and a full pagte with four: "Scenes at & Around the Island of Tybee, Georgia".
The back page has two political cartoons: "The Dangerous Playmate--A Singular Instance of Fascination" and "A Short Blanket". Complete in 16 pages.

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