Auction 127, Lot 321

"Indian Territory Compiled under the direction of Hon: John H. Oberly, Commissioner of Indian Affairs", U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs

Subject: Oklahoma

Period: 1889 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Doc. 78, 51st Congress, 1st Session

Color: Printed Color

31.8 x 23.6 inches
80.8 x 59.9 cm

This colorful, detailed and informative map of present-day Oklahoma is sans its panhandle. Legends identify military reservations, Indian reservations, roads, trails, and railroads. Watershed and topography are well developed. Thirty-one different Indian lands are noted with information on pertinent treaties and Executive Orders, all keyed to the map. Attractive and large sheet lithographed by A. Hoen & Co, Baltimore. Lot also includes the original 31 pages of the related report "Letter from the Secretary of the Interior…concerning the legal status of the Indians in Indian Territory."


Condition: A

Beautiful, strong color, full margins. Map has faint offsetting in blank areas, otherwise a fine example. The report pages are loose with light even toning.

Estimate: $250 - $350

Sold for: $2,100

Closed on 2/25/2009