Auction 99, Lot 243

"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

Light toning along one fold and along upper border. Map roughly trimmed at bottom with slight loss of neatline at lower left corner.

Estimate: $200 - $250

Sold for: $180

Closed on 6/12/2002

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