Auction 110, Lot 141

"The Mobile and Ohio River Rail Road Grant in the States of Mississippi and Alabama", U.S. Government

Subject: Alabama and Mississippi

Period: 1852 (published)

Publication: Sen. Doc #1, 52nd Congress, 2nd Sess.

Color: Hand Color

12.7 x 31 inches
32.3 x 78.7 cm

This interesting long map shows approximately twenty miles on either side of railroad running down the state line between Mississippi and Alabama from the Chickasaw Boundary (just north of Columbus, MS) south to Mobile Bay. The map illustrates the six and fifteen mile limits of the railroad grant, as well as private land grants and townships.


Condition: A

Issued folding, now pressed with fold intersections repaired with tissue on verso. Faint toning along folds, still very good. Later outline color.

Estimate: $130 - $170

Sold for: $95

Closed on 3/2/2005