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Auction 182, Lot 276


"Sketch of Part of the State of Louisiana Accompanying a Report of the Commissioner of the Genl. Land Office of the 12th of January 1829", General Land Office

Subject: Southern Louisiana

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: American State Papers

Color: Hand Color

18.7 x 22.6 inches
47.5 x 57.4 cm

This map details the watershed of southern Louisiana and highlights the drainage network of trenches and embankments along Lake Chetimaches (Grand Lake) and Lake Ponchartraine. It names New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Natchez, Mississippi, along the Mississippi River.


Condition: B+

Issued folding, now flat, with archival reinforcement along the folds on verso. There is light toning and offsetting, and a binding trim in the left blank margin that has been replaced with old paper.

Estimate: $80 - $100

Sold for: $90

Closed on 4/28/2021