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Special List 29: Minnesota

Special List No. 29

Minnesota


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415. Sectional Map of the Territory of Minnesota, Exhibiting the

     official Surveys, With a General Topographical Description.

     Compiled by J. Knauer, Civil Enginr. Published by J. H.

     Colton . . . 1853.

     1 inch to 6 miles. 26.5 x 28.5. Annotated published.

Annotated to show additional roads and place names. Settlements

including Indian villages, military posts, public land surveys,

roads, and trails. Map accompanied by book "Minnesota Territory:

An account of Its Geography, Resources, and Settlement; Together

with the Census of 1850." 17 pp. 6 x 4. Filed as RG 77: Q 58.

416. (H) Sketch [map] of the Public Surveys in the Territory of

     Minnesota. [Issued by Surveyor General's Office, St. Paul,

     "October 26th, 1856."]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 23 x 21. Published. Shows status of

public land surveys. Filed as RG 46: S. Ex. Doc. 11, 35th Cong.,

1st sess., 5.

417. (H) Sketch [map] of the Public Surveys in the Territory of

     Minnesota. [Dated Oct. 26, 1856, Surveyor General's Office,

     St. Paul, Minnesota Territory.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 22 x 20.5. Annotated published.

Annotated to show land district boundaries and locations of land

offices. Also shows military posts and a few towns. See entry

416. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, Minnesota 3.

418. Sectional Map of the Surveyed Portion of Minnesota and the

     North Western Part of Wisconsin . . . C. A. Swett, Engraver,

     Boston, Mass. Entered according to Act of Congress in the

     year 1857, by J. S. Sewall.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 33 x 25. Published. Counties (in color),

towns, roads, Indian reservations, townships, and physical

features. Also shows part of Wisconsin. Filed as Ref. Coll.:

Minnesota, 1857.

419. (F) Sketch [map] of the Public Surveys in the State of

     Minnesota. [Dated Oct. 10, 1859, Surveyor General's Office,

     St. Paul, Minn.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 24 x 21. Annotated published. Annotated

apparently with information relating to land districts and land

offices in 1860. Also shows towns and cities, military posts, and

Indian reserves. See entry 420. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File,

Minnesota 5.

420. (F) Sketch [map] of the Public Surveys in State of

     Minnesota. [Issued by Surveyor General's Office, St. Paul,

     Oct. 10, 1859.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 24 x 22.5. Published. Shows status of

public land surveys. Filed as RG 46: S. Ex. Doc. 2, 35th Cong.,

2d sess., 5.

421. Map Exhibiting the location of the U.S. Military Roads in

     Minnesota And also in the N.W. Portions of Iowa & Wisconsin.

     Surveyed & constructed between the years 1851 and 1859 Under

     the direction of Captains J. H. Simpson, Geo. Thom, and

     Howard Stansbury, Corps Topl. Engrs.

     1 inch to ca. 16 miles. 31.5 x 22. Manuscript. Shows status

and types of roads, towns, and military reservations. Map is

dated January 10th, 1859, in the "Office of U.S. Gov't. roads" in

St. Paul, Minn. Filed as RG 77: Rds. 156.

422. (F) Sketch [map] of the Public Surveys in the State of

     Minnesota. [Issued by Surveyor General's Office, St. Paul,

     Oct. 10, 1860.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 23 x 20.5. Published. Shows status of

public land surveys. Filed as RG 46: S. Ex. Doc. 1, 36th Cong.,

2d sess., 8.

423. Sketch of the Public Surveys in the State of Minnesota.

     [Issued by the General Land Office on Oct. 2, 1866.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 23 x 20. Annotated published. Annotated

and colored to show Chippewa land cessions of 1854, 1855, and

1863, and reservations established by various treaties. Includes

note on the removal of the Chippewas to the White Earth

Reservation as provided by act of Congress approved May 29, 1872.

County boundaries, railroad land-grant limits, and mining areas

also are shown in color. Map also shows locations of land

offices, completed and proposed railroad lines, military posts,

and a few towns. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, Minnesota 7.

424. Chapman's Sectional Map of the Surveyed part of Minnesota,

     Published By Silas Chapman, Milwaukee, Wis., 1870. Lith. by

     Doniat & Zastrow, Milwaukee, Wis.

     1 inch to ca. 10 miles. 32 x 29.5. Published. Counties (in

color), parts of adjoining States, towns, physical features,

townships and sections, and railroads. Shows all of Minnesota

except northern and extreme northeastern portion. Filed as Ref.

Coll.: Minnesota, 1870.

425. Map of Minnesota Showing the extent of the Public Surveys

     and other detail. Compiled under the direction of C. T.

     Brown, Surveyor General . . . 1871.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 36 x 33. Manuscript. County and land

district boundaries are shown in color. Also shows locations of

U.S. land offices, completed and proposed railroad lines, towns

and villages, and mines and mineral ranges. Filed as RG 49: Old

Map File, Minnesota 8.

426. Post Route Map of the State of Minnesota with adjacent parts

     of Iowa, Nebraska, Dakota, Wisconsin, and of the British

     Possessions. . . . 1876.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 2 sections, each 43