Auction 101, Lot 190

"Sketch of the Sabine River, Lake and Pass from Camp Sabine to the Gulf. A Distance of about 300 Miles", Eaton, J. H.

Subject: Texas

Period: 1837 (circa)

Publication: HR Doc. #365, 25th Cong., 2nd Session

Color: Black & White

Size:
34.8 x 8.9 inches
88.4 x 22.6 cm

The act admitting Louisiana to statehood in 1812 contained a clause defining its original boundaries. Texas declared its Independence in 1835. This survey was made shortly thereafter and appears to have been the basis for a more detailed survey in 1840 to determine the eastern boundary of Texas. A most desirable and rarely seen map.

References: Clausen & Friis #243; Koepp #I-34-1-4.

Condition: A

Folding, as issued. Two tiny spots, small paper flaw with tiny hole, else near fine.

Estimate: $450 - $550

Sold for: $550

Closed on 12/4/2002

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