Auction 115, Lot 281

"A Diagram of Oregon", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Oregon

Period: 1861 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Ex. Doc. No 1, 37th Cong., 2nd Sess.

Color: Black & White

Size:
22.7 x 17 inches
57.7 x 43.2 cm

A detailed map created at the land office in Eugene City, it shows topographical information in hachure, watershed and the progress of surveying. Eugene City, Oregon City, Port Orford, Portland are named. Trails and roads shown include the Proposed Emigrant Route, Meeks Trail, Trail to Powder River, Capt. Wallens Route, and more. Just across the Snake River is Fort Boise. Map is by John B. Preston, Surveyor General of Oregon.

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Condition: B

Folding, as issued. A little light toning along folds, else very good.

Estimate: $160 - $200

Sold for: $100

Closed on 6/21/2006

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