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Auction 88, Lot 103

"Outline Map Showing a new route from Texas to Ft Yuma, California, for Cattle Drovers and Trains en route to California", U.S. Geographical Survey

Subject: Southwestern United States

Period: 1870 (circa)


Color: Black & White

14.5 x 49 inches
36.8 x 124.5 cm
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Drawn by Capt. O.C. Overman. Unusual map beginning in Austin and depicting the route, connecting several Army forts, to Yuma. Incredible detail of water holes, grazing areas, missions, camps, Indian villages, and mines. Two sheets joined and folded as issued. Ref: Wheat [TMW] 216


Condition: A+

Estimate: $100 - $120

Sold for: $180

Closed on 10/2/1999