Auction 93, Lot 148

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

Subject: Texas

Period: 1850 (published)

Publication: Senate ex doc 32, 31st Congress. 1st Session.

Color: Black & White

Size:
17 x 11.5 inches
43.2 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 are 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".

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Condition: B

Light scattered foxing. Trimmed close at top for binding affecting engraving that is outside the neatline.

Estimate: $300 - $350

Sold for: $190

Closed on 12/6/2000

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