This bloodstained map depicting the Mississippi River Basin was owned by David Starr Hoyt, an abolitionist murdered by pro-slavery forces near Lawrence, Kansas, in August 1856.
A bloodstained map, black ink on white paper, depicting the Mississippi River Basin, an area that includes contemporary Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Nebraska, and Kansas. The map was reportedly owned by David Hoyt, an abolitionist who died supporting the cause.
A large wall map of the United States in 1862 printed in black ink and hand colored with the major borders in red. There are many inset views, portraits of the Presidents in the borders, and thematic inset maps and charts including: Table of air-line distance, major crops, zoological distribution, weather patterns, geological, time differences, and church accommodations distinguished in varying pastel colors by state.