Auction 140, Lot 911

"A Report of the Commissioner of the General Land Office", U.S. Government

Subject: Exploration and Surveys

Period: 1850 (dated)

Publication: Senate Ex Doc. 2, 31st Cong., 2nd Sess.

Color: Hand Color

6 x 9 inches
15.2 x 22.9 cm

This early annual report contains eleven maps detailing the progress of public surveys in the United States. The maps included with the 157 pp. report are:

A. Public Surveys in the State of Wisconsin and Territory of Minnesota, black & white, (22.5 x 17.8")
B. Public Survey Iowa , black & white, (22.5 x 17.5")
C. Arkansas, hand color, (21 x 16")
D. Sketch of the Public Surveys in Michigan, black & white, (21 x 24.5")
E. Map of Louisiana Representing the Several Land Districts, hand color, (16 x 15.3")
F. [Lot of 4 - Surveys of Florida], black & white
G. Diagram of the State of Missouri, black & white, (21.5 x 17.5")
H. Diagram of the State of Illinois, black & white, (12.5 x 21.5")

These maps are bound into the original report by Alex H. H. Stuart, Secretary of the Interior to the Hon. Wm. R. King, President of the Senate. 8vo, disbound.


Condition: B

The maps are good with some minor extraneous creasing and occasional light foxing. The map of Iowa is disbound. Issued folding.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $70

Closed on 5/23/2012