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Auction 99, Lot 193

"A Plat of the Peninsula of Florida. Shewing the present field of Surveying in this Territory", U.S. State Surveys

Subject: Florida

Period: 1843 (dated)


Color: Black & White

12.5 x 14.5 inches
31.8 x 36.8 cm

A very scarce map showing from the mouth of the Swanee River south to Charlotte Harbor. Details include Tampa Reserve, bodies of water, etc. It is apparently the earliest Florida government survey, signed in the plate by V.T. Cannay, Surveyor General. Names Gilber's Bar, Indian River Inlet, Hutchinson's I., Mosquito Bar, Tampa Bay, Lake Okee-cho-bee or Bigwater, and much more.


Condition: B

Toned with some scattered foxing.

Estimate: $150 - $200

Sold for: $170

Closed on 6/12/2002