"A Diagram of Public Surveys in Oregon", General Land Office
Period: 1862 (published)
Publication: H.R. Doc. No. 1, 37th Cong, 3d Sess.
Color: Black & White
24 x 18 inches
61 x 45.7 cm
An early land office map of Oregon that is signed in the plate by the Surveyor General in Eugene City. It features good detail on a scale of 1 inch to 18 miles and delineates the status of public land surveys in 1862. Locates roads, towns, topography by hachure, major rivers, and the routes of exploration. Delineates and names General Harney's Cutoff, Fremont's Trail, the Immigrant Road, Fort Boisee, Applegates Trail, Meeks Trail, and more. Survey progress is limited to the western valley and Columbia River areas.
Folded as issued with full margins and sound paper. Some folds with light toning.