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Auction 108, Lot 202

"Sketch of the Lead Mine District in Washington County Missouri Territory", General Land Office

Subject: Missouri

Period: 1816 (dated)

Publication: American State Papers

Color: Hand Color

15.5 x 19 inches
39.4 x 48.3 cm
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A detailed map locating thirty-three diggings and mines along the Grand River near present-day Potosi. Many paper records of the early Congresses were destroyed when the Capital burned in 1814. Congress reprinted selected maps and documents from the first 14 Congresses in this publication. Dated 1816, but reprinted in the American State Papers, 1832-38.


Condition: A

Issued folded, now pressed. Archival tape on a couple of tiny fold separations.

Estimate: $140 - $180


Closed on 9/29/2004