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Auction 99, Lot 182

"Map of Public Surveys in Colorado Territory to accompany a report of the Surveyor Gen. 1863", General Land Office

Subject: Colorado

Period: 1863 (dated)

Publication: House Reps Ex. Doc. No 1, 38th Cong. 1st Sess.

Color: Black & White

22 x 16.3 inches
55.9 x 41.4 cm

Presentation of topography and hydrology has improved considerably over the two earlier General Land Office maps although much of the territory remains to be surveyed. Location of Brent's Old and New Forts are noted. The ranges of the Cheyenne and Arapaho are noted to the east of Denver City. An early map of the territory.


Condition: B

Backed with Japanese paper. Toned along a few folds.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $275

Closed on 6/12/2002