Auction 91, Lot 174

"Map Showing the Route of the Arkansas Regiment from Shreveport La. to San Antonio de Bexar, Texas",

Subject: Texas

Period: 1846-50 (published)

Publication: Sen. Doc 32, 1st Ses. 31st Congress

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.2 x 11.5 inches
43.7 x 29.2 cm

Uncommon map covering east-central Texas from the Sabine River to San Antonio. The "Old San Antonio and Nacogdoches Road" is prominently shown. Several very early settlements shown along the roads. This map was among the maps submitted to Congress to illuminate the U.S. Army's first explorations in Texas, and accompanied Capt. G.W. Hughes "Memoir descriptive of the March of a Division of the US Army under the command of BGEN. J.E. Wool from San Antonio in Texas to Saltillo in Mexico". A bit of very faint foxing. Trimmed close at top for binding affecting engraving that is outside the neatline.

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Condition: B

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $350

Closed on 6/14/2000

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