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Auction 101, Lot 162

"No. 1. Map of the Des Moines Rapids of the Mississippi River", U.S. Government

Subject: Illinois and Iowa

Period: 1837 (published)

Publication: Ex Senate Doc. 139, 25th Cong., 2nd Session

Color: Black & White

48 x 20 inches
121.9 x 50.8 cm
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Surveyed by Lt. R.E. Lee. Shows Lower Chain, English Chain, La Malleas Chain, Upper Chain and Fort des Moines. Also shows several residences along the river banks. Two sheet joined.

References: Keopp #316.

Condition: B

Folding as issued. A little foxing along some folds, one fold intersection split.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 12/4/2002