Auction 96, Lot 196

"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:
17.2 x 11.6 inches
43.7 x 29.5 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: A

Toned along top. Close trimmed at lower margin, as issued, with tiny loss to neatline at right corner.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $140

Closed on 9/12/2001

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