Auction 116, Lot 257

"Map of the State of Florida Showing the Progress of the Surveys…", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Florida

Period: 1857 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Ex. Doc. No. 11, Ho. Ex. Doc. No. 2, 35th Cong., 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

Size:
23 x 24 inches
58.4 x 61 cm

An early state survey map drawn on a scale of 12 miles to the inch. It shows the topography, vegetation, town, cities, forts, rivers, lakes, swamps and many early trails and roads. Most of the state is shown as surveyed. Area extends to show the keys and to Dry Tortugas Island and Ft. Jefferson, and locates Ft. Lauderdale, Boca Rabones, Key Biscayne, scores of keys and much, much more. It is signed in the plate by John Westcott, Surveyor General.

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Condition: B

Folding, as issued. Upper fold with some intersection and fold splits and toning.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $150

Closed on 9/20/2006

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