Auction 111, Lot 157

"Map No. 10 United States", Smith, Roswell C.

Subject: United States - Western

Period: 1851 (dated)

Publication: Smith's Quarto Geography

Color: Hand Color

Size:
9 x 10.3 inches
22.9 x 26.2 cm

New Mexico Territory is shown with the pre-Gadsden Purchase border plus the northern extension into today's Colorado. Oregon and Washington, here Oregon Territory, extends to the Continental Divide and a huge North West Territory occupies the area to the east with a small area northeast of Utah labeled Nebraska. The large Utah Territory extends to the Continental Divide. Each state/territory is labeled with their population: Utah 11,000; New Mexico 62,000; Oregon 13,000; California 165,000. Locates numerous Indian tribes and military forts.

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Condition: B

Fine impression and very nice original coloring. A little light soiling and one spot, else very good.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $230

Closed on 6/8/2005

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