"State of Missouri", General Land Office
Period: 1866 (dated)
Publication: Annual Report of the Commr. Genl. Land Office
Color: Hand Color
20 x 17.5 inches
50.8 x 44.5 cm
Good detail throughout, locating the railroads; North Missouri, Hannibal & St. Joseph, and the Pacific Railroad, and showing the right-of-way for the Southern Pacific RR and the extent of its land grants. Shows copper and iron deposits in hand color with a long note on the Iron Mountain region. First edition with original color and signed in the plate the Commissioner, Jos. S. Wilson.
References: Phillips (A) #1388-9.
Backed with original linen, and close binding trim, as issued. Toned and light scattered foxing. Two splits along folds archivally repaired on verso.