Auction 117, Lot 203

"Washington Territory", General Land Office

Subject: Northwestern United States, Washington

Period: 1884 (dated)

Publication: H. Ex. 1, 48th Cong., 1st Sess

Color: Printed Color

28.8 x 22 inches
73.2 x 55.9 cm

This is a colorful and graphic county map of the territory with great detail throughout. It locates land surveys, Indian Reservations, military reservations, county boundaries, land grants and numerous railroad lines. Topography and watershed are well developed and railroad land grants are clearly shown with 40 and 50 miles limits indicated through color overprinting. The Indian Reservations are indicated by red pattern and show their treaty date and references. Several areas remain to be surveyed.


Condition: A

Sound map with fine impression and good color. A trace of offsetting is visible in the blank area below the map, still very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $85

Closed on 12/6/2006