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Auction 114, Lot 210

"The Sacramento Valley from the American River to Butte Creek…", Derby, George Horatio (Lt)

Subject: California

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication: Senate Doc. 47, 31st Congress, 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

17.5 x 22.5 inches
44.5 x 57.2 cm
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A map of major importance to the California Gold Rush. On a scale of 4-1/2 miles to the inch, it provides a detailed view of the region with numerous small towns, ranches, Diggings, trails and roads. Sacramento is established just south of the American River, with numerous gold diggings named, including Mormon and Dry. Interesting notations concerning grazing, road conditions, soil fertility, etc.

References: Wheat (Gold) #149.

Condition: B

Folding, as issued. Scattered foxing. Fine impression.

Estimate: $275 - $325

Sold for: $750

Closed on 3/1/2006