Auction 139, Lot 781

"The Annual Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office", General Land Office

Subject: Exploration and Surveys, United States

Period: 1845 (published)

Publication: Senate Doc. 16, 29th Congress, 1st Session

Color: Black & White

6 x 9 inches
15.2 x 22.9 cm

This early annual report contains fourteen maps detailing the progress of public surveys in the United States. The maps included with the 114 pp. report are:

A Sketch of the Public Surveys in Indiana

Sketch of the Public Surveys in Michigan

Diagram of the State of Missouri

Sketch of the Public Surveys in Iowa Territory

Sketch of the Public Surveys in Wisconsin Territory


Diagram of the Surveying District South of Tennessee

Greensburg District La.

South Eastern District Louisiana

Map of the District North of Red River and part of N.W. District La.

Map of the South Western District Louisiana

A Diagram of the State of Alabama

A Plat Exhibiting the State of the Surveys in the State of Florida with References

These maps are bound into the original report by R.J. Walker, Secretary of the Treasury to the Hon. George M. Dallas, Vice President and President of the Senate. Disbound.


Condition: A

The maps are in very good condition with an occasional small spot or extraneous crease. Many appear to have never been opened before.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $80

Closed on 2/15/2012