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Special List 29: List of Selected Maps of States and Territories

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 x 29. Published.

Counties, settlements, railroad lines, post offices, and

distances between post offices. Post routes shown in color to

illustrate frequency of service. Filed as RG 75: Central Map

File, 277.

427. [Map of the] State of Minnesota. . . . 1876. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 31 x 24.5. Published. County names and

boundaries, status of public land surveys, towns and cities,

Indian reservations and lands, railroad lines, and railroad land-

grant limits. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Minnesota,

1876.

428. [Map of the] State of Minnesota. . . . 1879. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 33.5 x 27. Annotated published. County

and land district boundaries are shown in color. Also shows

status of public land surveys, locations of U,S. land offices,

towns and cities, principal railroad stations, military posts,

railroad lines and land-grant limits, and Indian lands and

reservations. Annotated in upper margin apparently with

information relating to the land-grant limits of the Northern

Pacific Railroad. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, Minnesota 14.

429. Post Route Map of the State of Minnesota with Adjacent parts

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

     Possessions, showing post offices, with the intermediate

     distances between them and mail routes in operation on 1st

     December, 1883 . . . under direction of C. Roeser, Jr,

     Topographer of P.O. Dept., 1883. . . . Engraved by D.

     McClelland.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 2 sections, each 30.5 x 43. Frequency

and types of mail service, mileages between post offices,

counties, towns, military posts, and railroads. Post routes shown

in color to illustrate frequency of service. Table lists

distances between major cities in the United States. Filed as RG

28: Regional Maps, Folder 5.

430. [Map of the] State of Minnesota. . . . 1884. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 26.5 x 29.5. Published. County

boundaries and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also shows

status of public land surveys, towns and cities, principal

railroad stations, locations of U.S. land offices, railroad

lines, railroad land-grant limits, and physical features. Filed

as RG 49: Standard Published, Minnesota, 1884.

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

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

     Possessions; Showing post offices with the intermediate

     distances and mail routes in operation on the lst of

     October, 1885. Published . . . under the direction of W. L.

     Nicholson, Topographer, P.O. Dept. . . . Engraved by D.

     McClelland.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 2 sections, each 29.5 x 44. Published.

Frequency and types of mail service, mileages between post

offices, discontinued post offices, counties, towns, railroads,

and physical features. Post routes in color to show frequency of

service. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder 13.

432. [Map of the] State of Minnesota. . . . 1887. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office . . .

     Compiled and drawn by A. F. Dinsmore.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 34 x 27. Published. County boundaries

and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also shows status of

public land surveys, towns and cities, locations of U.S. land

offices, railroad lines and land-grant limits, and physical

features. Also a black and white base map for this date. 26.5 x

33.5. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Minnesota, 1887.

433. [Map of the] State of Minnesota. . . . 1887. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office . . .

     Compiled and drawn by A. F. Dinsmore.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 32 x 26.5. Annotated published.

Annotated to show township and range numbers and land districts.

Basic information is the same as that shown on entry 432. Filed

as RG 49: Old Map File, Minnesota 15.

434. [Map of the] State of Minnesota. . . . 1894. Compiled from

     the official Records of the 'General Land Office . . .

     Corrected to date by R. H. Morton. Traced and Lettered by I.

     P. Berthong.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 38 x 33. Published. County names and

boundaries, towns and cities, public land surveys, Indian

reservations, and railroad lines. Drainage is shown in blue.

Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Minnesota, 1894.

435. [Map of the] State of Minnesota. . . . 1894. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office . . .

     Corrected to date by R. H. Morton. Traced and Lettered by I.

     P. Berthong.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 38.5 x 33.5. Annotated published.

Annotated to show land district boundaries and locations of land

offices. Basic information is the same as that shown on entry

434. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, Minnesota 22.

436. Post Route Map of the State of Minnesota, showing the post

     offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in

     operation on the 1st of March, 1901.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 42 x 35.5. Published. Frequency and

types of mail service, discontinued post offices, counties,

towns, railroads, physical features, and parts of adjoining

States and Canada. Post routes in color to show frequency of

service. Inset map of "Environs of Saint Paul and Minneapolis."

Scale 1 inch to ca. 5 miles. Filed as RG 28: State Maps,

Minnesota, 1901.

437. [Map of the] State of Minnesota. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1905. . . . Revised

     by A. F. Dinsmore . . . Drawn by Charles J. Helm.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 38 x 33. Published. County boundaries

and Indian and military reservations are shown in color. Also

shows public land surveys, towns and cities, locations of U.S.

land offices, and railroad lines. Inset plan of Minneapolis-St.

Paul and vicinity. Also a black and white base map for this date.

38.5 x 33. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Minnesota, 1905.

438. Post Route Map of the State of Minnesota showing post

     offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in

     operation on the 1st of January, 1917.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 45.5 x 36.5. Published. Frequency and

types of mail service, discontinued post offices, counties,

towns, railroads, physical features, and parts of adjoining

States. Inset map of postal service in Cook County. No scale

indicated. Also inset map of "Environs of Saint Paul and

Minneapolis." Scale 1 inch to ca. 5 miles. Filed as RG 28: State

Maps, Minnesota, 1917.

439. [Map of Minnesota issued by the U.S. Geological Survey,

     1917.]

     1 inch to ca. 16 miles. 33 x 23. Published. County names and

boundaries, towns and cities, township and range numbers, steam

and electric railroad lines, and drainage features. Filed as RG

57: Published State Maps, Minnesota, 1917.

See also entries 851-853 in Wisconsin.

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