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Auction 105, Lot 193

"Sketch of the Route Pursued by the Expedition to the Red River of the North in the Summer of 1849", Pope, John

Subject: Minnesota

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication: HR Doc. 51, 31st Cong.

Color: Black & White

19.8 x 15.7 inches
50.3 x 39.9 cm
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Shows the expedition's route up the Red River Valley and illustrates topography, hydrology and location of military posts. Provides a table of distances from Sauk Rapids on the Mississippi to various locations. A scarce issue that is not to be confused with Pope's similar map of 1850.


Condition: A

Issued folding, now backed with archival tissue. A few minor spots, still very good.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 12/3/2003