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Auction 104, Lot 159

"Map of the United States Exhibiting the Several Collection Districts", Burr, David H.

Subject: United States

Period: 1856 (circa)


Color: Hand Color

49 x 31.5 inches
124.5 x 80 cm
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A most interesting map with red lines indicating the boundaries of districts and yellow lines distinguishing the states and territories. Arizona is a part of New Mexico Territory, Nebraska includes the present states of the Dakotas and Wyoming. West Virginia has not separated from Virginia. Utah spans from California to Kansas, and Washington and Oregon extend to the continental divide. Indian Territory is unnamed. Burr was 'Geographer and Draftsman to the Senate' between 1855-59. Two sheets joined and folding, as issued.


Condition: A

Faint toning at joint, else very fine.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $300

Closed on 9/10/2003