Auction 160, Lot 304

"Sketch of the Route Pursued by the Expedition to the Red River of the North in the Summer of 1849", Pope, John

Subject: Minnesota

Period: 1850 (circa)

Publication: HR Doc. 51, 31st Congress

Color: Black & White

19.8 x 15.7 inches
50.3 x 39.9 cm

This early map of Minnesota Territory shows Pope's expedition route up the Red River Valley and illustrates topography, hydrology and the location of military posts. It also provides a table of distances from Sauk Rapids on the Mississippi River to various locations along the route, encompassing nearly 400 miles.


Condition: B

Issued folding with light scattered foxing.

Estimate: $140 - $170

Sold for: $80

Closed on 11/16/2016