Auction 111, Lot 224

"Chart of Detroit River from Lake Erie to Lake St. Clair. Surveyed in 1840, '41 & 42 By Lieutenants J.N. Macomb and W.H. Warner…Under the Direction of Captain W.G. Williams", U.S. War Dept.

Subject: Michigan

Period: 1844 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Doc 401, 28th Cong., 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

Size:
29 x 45 inches
73.7 x 114.3 cm

Very detailed map that includes a street plan of Detroit. Filled with detail including Hog, Grosse and Fighting Islands, town plans for Sandwich Truago, Gibraltar and Amherstburg. The detailed plan of Detroit shows numerous roads and other details including the roads to Chicago and to Saginaw. With the original 3 pp. report, still attached, to the Senate from the Secretary of War, William Wilkins. Written by Colonel J.J. Abert.

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Condition: B

Clean and crisp map with offsetting, else fine.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/8/2005

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