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Auction 130, Lot 299

"[Lot of 3 - Oklahoma and Indian Lands]",

Subject: Oklahoma

Period: 1898-1902 (dated)


Color: Printed Color

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This lot is composed of three maps including the following three maps:

1) Map of Oklahoma Territory, General Land Office, 1898, (21.5 x 14"). This map shows the western part of the present state of Oklahoma that also includes a portion of the steadily shrinking Indian Territory. The lands of the Kiowa, Comanche and Apache are depicted in yellow at the bottom; at the top, tribal holdings of the Osage, Ponca, Kansas, Otoe and Missouri are also colored yellow. Army posts are marked in red -- Ft. Sill, Ft. Reno and the Wood Res. Railroads, public roads and trails are identified by symbols shown in the legend. Land Offices are located at Woodward, Alva, Enid, Perry, Guthrie, Kingfisher, Ft. Reno, Oklahoma City, and Mangum. Lawton appears as a Land Office in 1901. Folding as issued with one light offsetting line near lower border otherwise fine. (A)

2) Creek & Seminole Nations Indian Territory., Department of the Interior, 1902, (24 x 25.5") Large and colorful map issued by the Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes. Shows agricultural, rocky, hilly and mountain land owned by the tribes. Oklahoma is to the west and the Choctaw and Cherokee Nations are to the east. Details include railroads, towns and villages, missions and court houses. The map is near fine with clean paper, bright image and strong color, but it has one fold split at left edge. (B+)

3) Map Showing Location of Coal Deposits in the Creek Nation. Creek & Seminole Nations Indian Territory, Department of the Interior. Commission to the Five Civilized Tribes., 1902, (24 x 25.5") This map uses the same base map as number 2 above but with no coloring except to show the two areas with coal deposits. One fold line is toned. (B+)



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Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $50

Closed on 12/2/2009