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Auction 163, Lot 304

"[Untitled - Central Lousiana Showing Proposed Levees]", U.S. Government

Subject: Central Louisiana

Period: 1835 (published)

Publication: HR Doc. 11, 24th Congress, 1st Session

Color: Hand Color

15.7 x 13.3 inches
39.9 x 33.8 cm
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This map includes fantastic detail of the bayous of central Louisiana. It highlights the proposed levees along the Red River and shows the Mississippi River below the mouth of the Atchafalaya River. It delineates a proposed Atchafalaya Railroad leading from Opelousas to the river. The Avoyelles Prairie High Land is identified south of the Red River. The map accompanied the report of Surveyor General H.T. Williams.

References: Claussen & Friis #104.

Condition: A

A dark impression, issued folding.

Estimate: $80 - $100


Closed on 6/14/2017