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Lot 251
By: Lt. George Horatio Derby
Subject: California, Gold Mining
Date: 1849 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Doc. 47, 31st Congress, 1st Session

Condition Code: B

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Color: uncolored

Size: 17.5 x 22 inches
         44.5 x 55.9 cm


    A map of major importance to the California Gold Rush. On a scale of 4-1/2 miles to the inch, it provides a detailed view of the region with numerous small towns, ranches, Diggings (including Mormon and Dry), trails and roads. Interesting notations concern grazing, road conditions and soil fertility. This early look at the Gold Regions locates Sacramento City just south of the American River (as a simple grid pattern), Vernon, Fremont, Sutter and Green Spring.

Condition Description: Issued folding with moderate scattered foxing and some minor extraneous creases.

Ref: Wheat (Gold) #149.

Estimate:
$200.00 - $240.00


Sold for: $350.00

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