Auction 127, Lot 326

"Map No. 2 from the Northern Boundary of California to the Columbia River from the explorations and surveys made under the direction of Hon. Jefferson Davis, Sec. of War…", Williamson & Abbot

Subject: Oregon

Period: 1855 (dated)

Publication: U.S. Pacific Railroad Surveys

Color: Black & White

23 x 27.3 inches
58.4 x 69.3 cm

From the surveys of Williamson and Abbot, this map covers the region from the Siskoyou Range and Klamath Lakes north to above the Columbia River. Finely engraved with topographical and watershed detail including fine hachure throughout the mountainous area. The Emigrant Road, unexplored regions, various routes of the surveying parties, the historical routes of Fremont and Warner, and the first settlements are identified. The Three Sisters, Mount Hood, Mt. Jefferson, Diamond Peak, John Mule Mountain and more are located .

References: Wheat (TMW) #882.

Condition: C+

With some heavy fold toning. Some folds supported on verso with archival tape and one small internal tear also closed on verso.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $60

Closed on 2/25/2009