Auction 154, Lot 170


"Map, No 3, Showing Continuation of Details of Fort Smith and Santa Fe Route, from Mounds Near the 100 1/2 Degree of W. Longitude to Tucumcari Creek", Simpson, James H. (Lt. Col.)

Subject: Oklahoma, Texas

Period: 1849 (dated)

Publication: Sen. Ex. Doc. 12, 31st Cong., 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

20.2 x 12.4 inches
51.3 x 31.5 cm

This is the third sheet of a four sheet map that details the part of Lt. Simpson's route through Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle along the Canadian River. The map provides excellent information on the emigrant routes, trails and campsites. South of the route the region is marked Comanchee and Kioway Indians. Very detailed on a scale of 10 miles per inch with a table of distances from Ft. Smith.

References: Wheat (TMW) #640.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with very light scattered foxing mostly along the left side of the sheet.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $42

Closed on 9/16/2015