Auction 88, Lot 98

"Map of the Route Pursued by the Late Expedition under the command of Col. S.W. Kearney…",

Subject: Western United States

Period: 1845 (dated)

Publication: House Doc. #2, 19th Congress, 2nd Ses.

Color: Black & White

Size:
13 x 8 inches
33 x 20.3 cm

Taken from Kearny's report of a summer campaign to the Rocky Mountains. Part of the map is based on Fremont's map of 1843. The dragoons departed Ft. Leavenworth and marched to South Pass via the "Oregon Trail" and returned 99 days later via the Arkansas River route, a distance of 2200 miles over the toughest western terrain. Ref: Wheat [TMW] 495. Light scatted foxing.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $120

Closed on 10/2/1999

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