Washington D.C. General Land Office, 1866. unbound. Case map. Lithograph with original hand outline color. Image measures 28 7/8" x 55 7/8" very good.
Great map of the United States 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 geological details (color coded), topographical details, wagon trails, railroad lines and proposed rail lines. Scattered chips to edges and losses along original folds. All losses and tears have been professionally repaired. Lined with Japanese tissue. Left edge slightly cropped. Booklet missing.