Auction 117, Lot 269

"Chart of Detroit River from Lake Erie to Lake St. Clair. Surveyed 1840, 41, & 42 by Lts. J. N. Macomb and W. H. Warner", U.S. War Department

Subject: Michigan

Period: 1842 (dated)

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

Color: Black & White

29.3 x 46.3 inches
74.4 x 117.6 cm

Very detailed map that was produced under the Direction of Captain W.G. Williams of the Corps of Topographical Engineers. The map is filled with detail including the islands of Hog, Grosse and Fighting, and town plans for Sandwich, Truago, Gibraltar and Amherstburg. It further delineates areas of overflow, the roads and towns along the river's banks from Detroit to Truago Islands, and more. The detailed plan of Detroit shows numerous roads and other details including the roads to Chicago and to Saginaw. This large map is printed on two sheets, joined as issued.


Condition: B

Folding as issued. A very sound example with some toning along a few folds and offsetting.

Estimate: $120 - $160


Closed on 12/6/2006