Lewis University Historic Maps, 1540-1942 (Lewis University)
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Chicago, with the Wabansia's Addition, 1892
Chicago, with the Wabansia's Addition, 1892
TitleChicago, with the Wabansia's Addition, 1892
DescriptionHand-drawn map of Chicago. At top left is handwritten: "Copy from the First Map of Chicago - Date 1834 - South 1/2 - Section 9 - Township 39 - Range 14 - E. 3rd P.M." At top right it states: Compiled from the Four Original Surveys as filed in the Cook County Clerks Office. By Joshua Hathaway. Jr." At bottom left is a handprinted note from Henry C. Brown: "This certifies that I have the original from which this map was made, and from records in the abstract office of Handy & Co., believe it to be the first ever published. It has on it Wabansia's Additon, bearing date June 10, 1834, on the records. The next year Sept. 18, this subdivision was changed, which change does not appear on this map. Chicago, Feb. 16, 1892. Henry C. Brown, with Handy & Co." At bottom right is a handwritten note: "The Canal Lots (so called) are generally 80 feet front and rear and 150 deep - those of Kinzie's Addition are generally 50 feet front and 100 feet deep and the water lots in said Addition
SubjectChicago (Ill.) -- Maps: Hathaway, Joshua, Jr.; Brown, Henry C.; Handy and Co.
CreatorJoshua Hathaway, Jr.
PublisherHenry C. Brown and Handy & Co.
Date (Original)1892
Geographic CoverageChicago, Ill.
Physical Description36.5 cm. x 23.5 cm.
ScaleScale not given
Publisher (Digital)Lewis University
SourceClick on this link for more historical information on the Joliet, Illinois area. http://www.lewisu.edu/imcanal
RightsAll rights held by Lewis University. For permission to reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use this image, please contact the Howard and Lois Adelmann Regional History Collection at 815-836-5579 or 815-836-5665.
CollectionHistoric Maps, 1540 - 1942 (Lewis University)
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