Auction 110, Lot 239

"Map of the Surveyed part of Wisconsin Territory Compiled from Public Surveys…", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Wisconsin

Period: 1835 (published)

Publication: HR Doc #5, 24th Congress, 1st session

Color: Hand Color

17.2 x 22.2 inches
43.7 x 56.4 cm

This is a great early map of Wisconsin showing the surveyed part between the Illinois border and the Wisconsin River. A large inset shows the "Connection of Private Claims with the Public Surveys at Green Bay" and a smaller inset depicts the mouth of the Milwaukee River and vicinity.

References: Claussen & Friis #100.

Condition: B

A few small splits on folds, repaired with tissue on verso. Couple of minor, repaired tears just entering neatline. Paper added to binding trim to better accommodate framing. Pleasant later color.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/2/2005