Auction 160, Lot 302

"Sketch of the Claims to Land on the River St. Marys at Pauwayteeg July 6th 1823", General Land Office

Subject: Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan

Period: 1847 (circa)

Publication: Sen. Doc. 221. 29th Congress 2nd Session

Color: Hand Color

Size:
15.4 x 10.3 inches
39.1 x 26.2 cm

This is one of earliest printed maps of the Sault Ste. Marie area with names of property owners and boundaries of their claims. A fascinating map that shows the claims of 13 individuals plus land reserved for Indian burial and encamping.

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Condition: A

Issued folding with a small chip and short edge tear at bottom and a couple faint spots.

Estimate: $120 - $150

Sold for: $90

Closed on 11/16/2016

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