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Auction 168, Lot 295

"[3 Maps Bound in Report] [Untitled - Map Showing the Boundary Along the Red River] [and] Red River County Texas [and] Diagram Showing Cut-Offs Made by Red River", U.S. Department of Interior

Subject: Texas & Oklahoma Boundary

Period: 1900 (published)

Publication: H.R. Doc. 527, 56th Congress, 1st Session


5.7 x 9 inches
14.5 x 22.9 cm

This disbound, 8 page government report concerns the establishment of a boundary line along the Red River between Texas and the Choctaw and Chickasaw Nations in Indian Territory. Due in part to the shifting course of the Red River, a fixed boundary was necessary to allow the Choctaw and Chickasaw nations to distribute lands to its members without potential disputes with the State of Texas. The maps included in the report are:

A. Red River County Texas, black & white (16.5 x 21.3"). This detailed map shows individual land holdings between the main branch of the Red River and the Sulphur Fork of the Red River. The Texas & Pacific Railway is prominently depicted, and the northern and southern boundary lines of the Memphis & El Paso Railway is identified.

B. [Untitled - Map Showing the Boundary Along the Red River], printed color (38.5 x 15.5").

C. Diagram Showing Cut-Offs Made by Red River, printed color (6.0 x 8.6").


Condition: A+

Condition code is for the maps which are very clean, bright, and fine. The disbound text is in two sections with some minor chips to the top edge of the sheets.

Estimate: $180 - $220


Closed on 6/6/2018