Auction 168, Lot 283

"Boundary of the Creek Country Surveyed Under the Direction of the Bureau of Topl. Engs.", Sitgreaves, Lorenzo (Capt.)

Subject: Oklahoma

Period: 1858 (published)

Publication: House Doc. No. 104, 35th Congress, 1st Session

Color: Black & White

37.1 x 23.9 inches
94.2 x 60.7 cm

The area covered by Sitgreaves' large map lies in the watershed of the Canadian River and Red Fork of the Arkansas River in Indian Territory. It extends from Fort Smith to the border with Texas and New Mexico Territory. The lands of the Cherokee, Creek, Seminole and Choctaw Indians are located. The map locates numerous forts, including Smith, Coffee, Gibson and Old Fort Holmes, and their connecting wagon roads. Talasee is shown at the site of Tulsa. There are other interesting place names such as Post Oak and Black Jack. An uncommon map.

References: Phillips (Maps) p. 251.

Condition: B+

Issued folding with light offsetting and a hint of toning at top left. There is a binding trim at left with a few tiny chips along the left border.

Estimate: $200 - $230

Sold for: $150

Closed on 6/6/2018