Auction 117, Lot 888

"Message from the President of the United States, to the Two Houses of Congress…", U.S. Government

Subject: Exploration and Surveys

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication: Senate Ex. Doc. No. 1, 31st Cong., 1st Session

Color: Black & White

Size:
6 x 9 inches
15.2 x 22.9 cm

This book is a series of reports for the year 1849 that includes 12 folding plates and maps of various states. The maps are bound with the text and are in good condition with occasional foxing or toning unless otherwise noted. The maps include:

1) G Sketch of the Public Surveys in Wisconsin and the Territory of Minnesota; 2) B Sketch of the Public Surveys in Iowa; 3) G Diagram of the State of Missouri; 4) Diagram of the State of Illinois accompanying Report for the 28th October 1849; 5) O. Sketch of the Public Surveys in Michigan; 6) P Diagram of the State of Michigan Showing the districts embraced in Contracts for Subdivisions North of Grand and Saginaw Rivers. Very good condition; 7) Q Sketch of the State of Michigan Showing the districts embraced in Contracts for Township Lines North of Grand & Saganaw Rivers. Very good; 8) (R.) Index to Recorded Field Notes. Indiana; 9) (R.) No. 2 Index to Recorded Township Plats Indiana; 10) Map of the Northern Peninsula of Michigan…; 11) Map of Louisiana Representing the Several Land Districts; and 12) A Plat Exhibiting he Sate of the Surveys in the State of Florida. The maps range in size from approximately 16"x 22" to 22"x 24". Hardbound in marbled paper with leather spine and tips, 370pp.

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Condition: B

Covers rubbed and bumped. Contents with some scattered foxing, toning or offsetting. Several maps with short binding tears and some misfolded.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $150

Closed on 12/6/2006

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