Auction 108, Lot 208

"[Lot of 3 - Taos Revolt Battle Plans]", U.S. Government

Subject: New Mexico

Period: 1848 (published)

Publication: Senate Doc #1, 30th Cong., 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

See Description

In January 1847 a Mexican uprising in Taos resulted in the death of Gov. C. Bent and others. A force under Col. Sterling Price marched from Santa Fe, routed the rebels at La Canada, El Embudo and Taos, ultimately capturing most of them. Later skirmishes took place at La Cuesta, Las Vegas and Cienega near Taos. Maps include "Sketch accompanying Col. Price Despatch" showing the Pueblo de Taos, not dated (11.5 x 9.5), "Sketch accompanying Col. Price's Despatch of 18 April, 1847" showing Fort Canada along the Rio Chicito River (7.4 x 8.4"), and "Sketch accompany Col. Price's Despatch of 15th, Feb. 1847" showing Embudo and the Rio del Norte (5.7 x 8").


Condition: A

Folding as issued. First with two small spots, still overall very good.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/29/2004