Auction 99, Lot 145

"Map of the United States Exhibiting the Several Collection Districts", Burr, David H.

Subject: United States

Period: 1856 (circa)

Publication: Senate Ex. Doc. No.77

Color: Hand Color

Size:
49.3 x 31.2 inches
125.2 x 79.2 cm

A relatively scarce and most interesting map with red lines indicating the boundaries of districts and yellow lines distinguishing the states and territories. Arizona and New Mexico are shown as one territory, Nebraska includes the present states of the Dakotas and Wyoming. West Virginia has not separated from Virginia. Utah spans from California to Kansas, and Washington and Oregon extend to the continental divide. Indian Territory is unnamed. Burr was 'Geographer and Draftsman to the Senate' between 1855-59.

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Condition: A

Two sheets joined, as issued and backed with Japanese tissue. Top margin a little close and uneven, as issued.

Estimate: $400 - $600

Sold for: $325

Closed on 6/12/2002

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