Auction 121, Lot 257

"Sketch of the Public Surveys in the State of Mississippi", General Land Office

Subject: Mississippi

Period: 1866 (dated)


Color: Hand Color

11.5 x 17.8 inches
29.2 x 45.2 cm

An uncommon map by the GLO with counties outlined in color and many place names, rivers, etc. Railroads are shown with their land grants delineated at 6 mile and 15 mile limits. This example shows the Old Choctaw Boundary line, and three Land Office Seats in Adams, Perry and Madison Counties. Another notation locates the Choctaw Cession of 1830.

References: Phillips (A) #1388.

Condition: C+

Folding, as issued, with toning along the folds and two fold intersection splits with small loss. A fold split has been repaired with tape on verso. Binding edge close, as issued.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/26/2007