Auction 146, Lot 265

"[Lot of 2] Chocolate Bayou, Texas, Showing Proposed Connection from Its Mouth to West Galveston Bay for a Light Draft Navigation [with report] Examination and Survey of Chocolate Bayou, Texas", U.S. Corps of Engineers

Subject: Chocolate Bay, Texas

Period: 1899 (dated)

Publication:

Color: Hand Color

Size:
19.6 x 12 inches
49.8 x 30.5 cm

This map shows the planned inland light draft navigation system from West Galveston Bay, through Chocolate Bay and Lost Bay, to Chocolate Bayou. The map is filled with soundings and delineates the proposed route. The map is credited to Captain C.S. Riche Corps of Eng'rs, U.S. Army, S.M. Wilcox, Asst Engr, and H.J. Condron Draftsman. The map is accompanied by a disbound 8-page report describing the examination and survey of Chocolate Bayou.

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Condition: A+

The map is folding, as issued. Both the map and report are in fine condition.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $60

Closed on 9/4/2013

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