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In this 1860 map, Russian America (Alaska) was to the west of British America (Canada). Excerpt from the "Map of North America. Showing its Political Divisions, and Recent Discoveries in the Polar Regions" in Mitchell's New General Atlas, Containing Maps Of The Various Countries Of The World, Plans Of Cities, Etc. Published By S. Augustus Mitchell, Jr. No. 31 South Sixth Street. 1860.