Auction 110, Lot 153

"Map Exhibiting the Routes between Fort Dalles and the Great Salt Lake. By Bvt. 2nd Lieut. Joseph Siscon Topl. Engrs…", U.S. War Dept.

Subject: United States - Western

Period: 1859 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Doc. No. 1, 36th Cong., 2nd Sess.

Color: Black & White

23.3 x 27.5 inches
59.2 x 69.9 cm

General William S. Harney's detailed wagon road map extends from Camp Floyd adjacent to Lake Utah all the way to the Cascade Range and Mt. Adams. Locates Fort Boise, Fort Walla Walla, Salt Lake City, Fort Hall, and Fremont's Route in 1843. Topography shown via hachure with excellent detail along the route. This is the November 9th, 1860 edition from the Topographical Engineers.

References: Wheat (TMW) #972.

Condition: B

Issued folding, now pressed and backed with archival tissue. Toning along folds.

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $190

Closed on 3/2/2005