Innocene Abroad may possibly be the first ever licensed product. In 1869 a book titled Innocence Abroad was published by Mark Twain.
The game has a unique mechanism for it's time period, as each player has two tokens, and must make a CHOICE about which piece tomove. One pawn affects how much debt they incur, and the other pawn travels accross the board into bad situations. The details accross the board were given such great care. If you can almost imagine boarding that steam boat!!