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Auction 163, Lot 359

"Sketch of a Part of the Boundary Between Mexico & the United States as Far as the Red River", U.S. Government

Subject: Texas

Period: 1838 (published)

Publication: HR Doc. 190, 25th Congress, 2nd Session

Color: Black & White

6.4 x 3.8 inches
16.3 x 9.7 cm
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This early depiction of the Republic of Texas comes from Gorostiza Pamphlet. It is a simple rendering of Texas that shows the Rio Roxo or Red River of Natchitoches, the Sabine River (and S. Lake), Calcasiu River, R. Neches, and the Mississippi River. It locates the settlements of Natchitoches and Nacogdoches, and the "Boundary with the United States by Treaty Feb. 1819." M.E. Gorostiza was the former Mexican minister to the United States.

References: Claussen & Friis #229.

Condition: A

There are some unobtrusive spots at left, otherwise near fine.

Estimate: $400 - $500


Closed on 6/14/2017