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Auction 95, Lot 152

"The points where private claims conflict with the Plan of the City are indicated by dotted lines", Anon.

Subject: Michigan - Detroit

Period: 1860 (published)

Publication: U. S. Congress. American State Papers. Public Lands. Vol 6

Color: Black & White

10.9 x 6.25 inches
27.7 x 15.9 cm
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The map shows the disputed claims over lot lines and property ownership in the vicinity of Woodward and Jefferson Avenues in Detroit. The dispute resulted from several conflicting old French land claims from the original plat at the time of Fort Shelby. A great piece of Detroit history.


Condition: B

Several large chips in margins, still adequate for matting.

Estimate: $160 - $180


Closed on 6/13/2001