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Auction 98, Lot 154

"Colton's Minnesota and Dakota", Johnson & Browning

Subject: Minnesota and Dakota Territory

Period: 1860 (circa)

Publication: Illustrated Family Atlas

Color: Hand Color

15.8 x 13 inches
40.1 x 33 cm
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The newly formed Dakota Territory is a huge unorganized area with its western boundary along the Missouri River. Interesting notation locates vast prairies said to be "the great Hunting and Fighting Ground of Dakotah, Odjebwe, Assiniboin, Arikara, Minitarree and other Nations." Good detail throughout Minnesota. A handsome map with Colton's engraved border.


Condition: B

A few spots, otherwise a very good.

Estimate: $100 - $150

Sold for: $80

Closed on 3/6/2002