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    Two Maps by Capt. R. B. Marcy, 5th U. S. Infantry, including: Map of the Country Between the Frontiers of Arkansas and New Mexico embracing the sections explored in 1849. 50. 51. & 52. by Capt. R. B. Marcy 5th U. S. Infy. Under orders from the War Department. Also a continuation of the emigrant road from Fort Smith and Fulton down the Valley of the Gila. Printed at Ackerman Litho, New York. Shows the Native American territories within significant portions of New Mexico, Texas, Missouri, the Oklahoma territory, Louisiana, Arkansas, and northern Mexico. Measures approximately 59" x 28.5". Disbound. Whole map present in three pieces, as two 9" x 6" sections (one of which is the portion of the map attached to the rear pastedown) of the upper left corner have separated. Usual folds. A few areas of separation and one vertical tear along the bottom left edge [and:] Map of the Country Upon Upper Rio-River Explored in 1852. by Capt. R. B. Marcy 5th U. S. Infy. Assisted by Bvt. Capt. G. B. McClellan U. S. Engs. Under Orders from the Headquarters of the U. S. Army. Printed at Ackerman Litho, New York. Shows the Native American territories within the Red River region of northern Texas and the southern Oklahoma territory west to the Llano Estacado. Disbound. Whole map present in two pieces (one of which is the 9" x 6" portion of the map attached to the front pastedown, separated at the top right of the map). Usual folds. A few areas of separation and one horizontal tear along the left edge. Measures approximately 33.5" x 18". Both maps are folded to a size of 5.5" x 9.25" and housed between tooled brown cloth boards, once bound-in but now disbound. Two great maps for the collector interested in Indian territories of the mid-19th century around the mid-Southern American states and northern Mexico.

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