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Auction 92, Lot 168

"A Plat Exhibiting the State of the Surveys in the State of Florida with References", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Florida

Period: 1845 (dated)

Publication: Surveyor General's Office, St. Augustine

Color: Black & White

25.8 x 23.2 inches
65.5 x 58.9 cm
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An interesting and detailed early lithographed map representing the state of surveying just six months after gaining statehood. Clearly shows the Everglades, Big Cypress, the Northern Keys, Arredondo Grant, Forbes Purchase. Detailed notes related to surveys and townships. Issued from St. Augustine by Robert Butler Surveyor General.


Condition: B

Several fold separations and one area of loss, the whole stabilized with rice paper. Some foxing and offsetting, still good.

Estimate: $170 - $250

Sold for: $160

Closed on 9/13/2000