Auction 134, Lot 243

"A Plat Exhibiting the State of the Surveys in the State of Florida", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Florida

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
24.8 x 21.6 inches
63 x 54.9 cm

An interesting and detailed early lithographed map representing the progress of surveying in the state. The Everglades, Big Cypress, Arredondo Grant, Forbes Purchase and numerous forts are clearly shown. It extends to show Key Largo, here named as Cayo Largo. The map is filled with detailed notes related to surveys and townships. Issued from St. Augustine by R.A. Putnam, Surveyor General, dated September 30, 1849.

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Condition: A

Issued folded, now flattened. Attractive later color. There are a couple short edge tears, not affecting the map.

Estimate: $140 - $180

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/1/2010

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