Auction 117, Lot 274

"Montana Territory", General Land Office

Subject: Montana

Period: 1887 (dated)

Publication: Senate Doc. 58, 52nd Cong., 1st Sess.

Color: Printed Color

Size:
39 x 26.2 inches
99.1 x 66.5 cm

This is the large edition that shows in great detail the extent of public surveys in Montana. Hydrology and topography are well developed on this colorful map. An extensive legend identifies land offices, Surveyor Generals Office, county seats, towns, villages and railroad stations, railroads (completed and proposed), Indian reservations (Blackfeet, Flathead etc.), military posts (Forts - Assiniboine, Keogh, Maginnis, Custer, Camp Baker, etc.). The locations of Custer Hill, Custer's Monument, and the Reno battlefield and noted and Yellowstone National Park is shown in its entirety including major features. The map was made on a scale of 1 inch to 15 miles.

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Condition: B

Folding, as issued. Toned along some folds with a few fold intersection splits.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $275

Closed on 12/6/2006

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