Auction 117, Lot 294

"Boundary of the Creek Country Surveyed Under the Direction of the Bureau of Topl Engs.", U.S. War Department

Subject: Oklahoma

Period: 1858 (published)

Publication: HR Doc. #104. 35th Cong. 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

Size:
37.2 x 24 inches
94.5 x 61 cm

This large map covers the area between the Canadian River and the Red Fork of the Arkansas River in Indian Territory, and extends from Fort Smith to the border with New Mexico Territory. Locates the lands of the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole and Choctaw Indians, with numerous forts and connecting roads. Talasee is shown at the site of Tulsa. Other interesting place names such as Post Oak and Black Jack. It was issued with the "Northern and Western Boundary Line of the Creek Country" report by Sitgreaves and Lt. J.C. Woodruff.

References: Phillips (M) p.251.

Condition: B

A nice example that was issued folded but is now pressed and backed with archival tissue. Very lightly toned and light offsetting in blank area, else very good.

Estimate: $180 - $250

Sold for: $130

Closed on 12/6/2006

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