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Auction 104, Lot 180

"Colton's Minnesota and Dakota", Colton, Joseph Hutchins

Subject: Minnesota and Dakota Territory

Period: 1855 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

16 x 13 inches
40.6 x 33 cm
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The newly formed Dakota Territory is a huge unorganized area with its western boundary along the Missouri River. Interesting notation locates vast prairies said to be "the great Hunting and Fighting Ground of Dakotah, Odjebwe, Assiniboin, Arikara, Minitarree and other Nations." Good detail throughout Minnesota. A handsome map with Colton's engraved border. Published by Johnson and Browning, 1859-61.


Condition: A+

Fine bright color with minor toning in margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $85

Closed on 9/10/2003