Philadelphia: General Land Office, 1865. unbound. Case map. Lithograph with original hand outline color. Image measures 28.25" x 44 5/8" very good.
Great map of the United States from the Midwest to the West Coast, meant to accompany the Commissioner's land survey report. Map illustrates the progress of the Public Land Survey and shows land states, territories, land offices, townships, cities, forts and Indian Reservations. Also shown are extensive topographical details, wagon trails and railroad lines with their respective activation dates and proposed rail lines. Tear to lower left corner, edges and original folds. Loss along folds, particularly in the western states. All losses and tears have been professionally repaired. Lined with Japanese tissue. Left edge cropped. Booklet missing.