Auction 98, Lot 206

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

Subject: Texas

Period: 1846-50 (published)

Publication: Sen. Doc 32, 1st Ses. 31st Congress

Color: Black & White

Size:
17.2 x 11.5 inches
43.7 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 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

Good impression on sound paper that is backed with tissue. Water stained in lower portion.

Estimate: $200 - $300

Sold for: $120

Closed on 3/6/2002

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