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

Special List No. 29

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483. Map of the Territory of Montana with Portions of the

     Adjoining Territories. Showing the Gulch or Placer Diggings

     actually worked, and Districts where Quartz (Gold & Silver)

     Lodes have been discovered to January 1st, 1865. . . . Drawn

     by W. W. de Lacy, for the use of The First Legislature of

     Montana. A. E. Smith, Lith. [1865.]

     1 inch to ca. 24 miles. 24.5 x 33.5. Annotated published.

Counties, gulch diggings, and quartz lodes in color. Also towns,

physical features, roads, and military posts. Inset map ". . .

showing the Routes from the Missouri River to Fort Laramie, where

they connect with the large Map." Filed as Ref. Coll.: Montana,

1865.

484. Map of the Territory of Montana to Accompany the Report of

     the Surveyor General. [Dated 1869, but the "9" is corrected

     in pencil to "8".]

     1 inch to 15 miles. 32 x 42.5. Manuscript. Extent of public

land surveys, towns, roads, and military posts. County boundaries

and mining areas are added in color. Noted in GLO as "Map accom-

panying the Commissioner's Annual Report for 1868." Relief is

shown by hachures. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, Montana 2.

485. Map of the Public Land Surveys in Montana Territory, to

     accompany the Annual Report of the Commissioner of the

     General Land Office. 1869.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 32 x 44. Manuscript. Extent of public

land surveys, towns, trails, and military posts. County

boundaries, Indian reservation boundaries, and mining areas are

added in color. Relief is shown by hachures. Filed as RG 49: Old

Map File, Montana 3.

486. Map of the Territory of Montana, to Accompany the Report of

     the Surveyor General . . . 1870.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 32 x 43. Manuscript. Extent of public

land surveys, towns, trails, and military posts. County

boundaries, Indian reservation boundaries, and mining areas are

added in color. Relief is shown by hachures. Filed as RG 49: Old

Map File, Montana 4.

487. Map of the Territory of Montana, to Accompany the Report of

     the Surveyor General. . . . 1871.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 32 x 42.5. Manuscript. Extent of public

land surveys, towns, roads, and military posts. County and Indian

reservation boundaries and mining areas are added in color.

Relief is shown by hachures. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File,

Montana 5.

488. Map of the Territory of Montana, to Accompany the Report of

     the Surveyor General. 1874.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 2 sections, each 37 x 27. Manuscript.

Extent of public land surveys, towns, roads, military

reservations, and proposed railroads. County and Indian

reservation boundaries and mining areas are added in color. Filed

as RG 49: Old Map File, Montana 6.

489. [Map of the] Territory of Montana. . . . 1876. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 20 miles. 26.5 x 33.5. Published. County and land

district boundaries, railroad land-grant limits, and Indian

reservations are shown in color. Also shows status of public land

surveys, towns, locations of U.S. land offices, and military

reservations. Relief is shown by hachures. Also a black and white

base map for this date. 24 x 33. Filed as RG 49: Standard

Published, Montana, 1876.

490. Map of the Territory of Montana, with Portions of the

     Adjoining Territories, Compiled and drawn by W. W. DeLacy,

     Civil Engineer & Surveyor, Helena, M. T., 1878. Second

     Edition, corrected & improved. Engraved, Printed and

     Published by G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co.

     1 inch to 20 miles. 29.5 x 43. Published. Counties, military

reserves, and mineral deposits shown in color. Also towns,

military posts, townships, physical features, Indian

reservations, roads, and railroads. Inset map of "The

Northwestern Portion of the United States" showing States as far

east as Wisconsin and Illinois. Filed as RG 77: Q 324.

491. [Map of] Montana Territory, 1879. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 20 miles. 27 x 34. Published. County boundaries

and military and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also

shows status of public land surveys, towns, locations of U.S.

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

Relief is shown by hachures. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published,

Montana, 1879.

492. [Map of] Montana Territory, 1879. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 20 miles. 26.5 x 33.5. Annotated published.

Annotated to show land districts. Basic information same as that

shown on entry 491. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, Montana 7.

493. [Map of] Montana Territory . . . 4th Edition, 1881. Compiled

     under direction of Lieut. Edward Maguire, Corps of Engrs.,

     by Prvt. Julius J. Durage, Topogl. Asst.

     1 inch to ca. 12 miles. 2 sections, 36 x 28 and 30 x 28.

Published. Settlements, military posts, wagon roads, Indian

reservations, and routes of exploration. Relief is shown by

hachures. Portion of map showing extreme southwestern Montana is

missing. Filed as RG 77: Published Record Set, 1881, #1.

494. [Map of] Montana Territory. . . . 1883. Compiled from the

     official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 18 miles. 26.5 x 33.5. Published. County

boundaries and military and Indian reservations are shown in

color. Also shows status of public land surveys, towns, locations

of U.S. land offices, and railroad lines and land-grant limits.

Relief is shown by hachures. Also a black and white base map for

this date. 25 x 34.5. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published,

Montana, 1883.

495. Post Route Map of the Territories of Montana, Idaho, and

     Wyoming with parts of adjacent States and Territories

     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.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 2 sections, each 43 x 30. Frequency and

types of mail service, mileages between post offices, counties,

discontinued post offices, towns, military posts, and railroads.

Post routes shown in color to illustrate frequency of service.

Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder 5.

496. Post Route Map of the Territories of Montana, Idaho, and

     Wyoming, with parts of Adjacent States and Territories,

     showing post offices with the intermediate distances and

     mail routes in operation on the 1st of October, 1885.

     Published . . . under the direction of W. L. Nicholson,

     Topographer, P.O. Dept.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 2 sections, each 44 x 29. Published.

Frequency and types of mail service, mileages between post

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

military posts, and physical features. Post routes in color to

show frequency of service. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder

9.

497. Official Map of the Territory of Montana. Drawn for the use

     of the Territorial Schools By William P. Snow, 1886. George

     E. Boos & Co., Helena, Montana. Engraved and Manufactured by

     G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 32 x 42. Published. County boundaries

and Indian reservations in color. Also towns, railroads, military

reservations, military posts, and townships. Map is signed by

Governor of Montana, President of the Council, and Supt. of

Public Instruction. Filed as RG 77: Q 538.

498. Post Route Map of the Territories of Montana, Idaho, and

     Wyoming with parts of adjacent States and Territories,

     showing post offices with the intermediate distances and

     mail routes in operation on the 1st of December, 1886.

     Published . . . under the direction of W. L. Nicholson,

     Topographer, P.O. Dept.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 2 sections, each 44 x 29.5. Published.

Frequency and types of mail service, mileages between post

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

military posts, and physical features. Post routes in color to

show frequency of service. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder

16.

499. Post Route Map of the Territories of Montana, Idaho, and

     Wyoming with parts of adjacent States and Territories,

     showing post offices with the intermediate distances and

     mail routes in operation on the 1st of February, 1887.

     Published . . . under the direction of W. L. Nicholson,

     Topographer, P.O. Dept.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 2 sections, each 44 x 27.5. 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 22.

500. Post Route Map of the States of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming

     with parts of adjacent States and Territories, showing post

     offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in

     operation on the 1st of April 1891. Published . . . under

     the direction of C. Roeser Jr., Topographer, P.O. Dept.

     [Corrected to May 1, 1891.]

     1 inch to 12 miles. 2 sections, each 44 x 27.5. Published.

Frequency and types of mail service, mileages between post

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

military posts, and physical features. Post routes in color to

show frequency of service. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder

25.

501. Post Route Map of the States of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming

     with parts of adjacent States and Territories, showing post

     offices with the intermediate distances and mail routes in

     operation on the 1st of June, 1891. Published . . . under

     the direction of C. Roeser Jr., Topographer, P.O. Dept.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 2 sections, each 43.5 x 27.5. Published.

Frequency and types of 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 26.

502. [Map of the] State of Montana. . . . 1892. Compiled from the

official Records of the General Land Office. . . . Traced and

Lettered by I. P. Berthong.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 30 x 40. Published. County boundaries

and military and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also

shows status of public land surveys, towns and cities, locations

of U.S. land offices, boundaries of Yellowstone National Park,

and proposed and completed railroad lines. Relief is shown in

color. Also a black and white base map for this date. Drainage

shown in blue. 27.5 x 40. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published,

Montana, 1892.

503. [Map of the] State of Montana. . . . 1894. Compiled from the

     official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 35 x 50. Published. County boundaries

and military and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also

shows status of public land surveys, towns and cities, locations

of U.S. land offices, boundaries of Yellowstone National Park,

and railroad lines. Relief is shown in color. Also a black and

white base map for this date. 33 x 50. Relief in brown. Filed as

RG 49: Standard Published, Montana, 1894.

504. Map of the State of Montana. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1897. . . .

     Compiled by R. H. Morton. . . . Revised and Lettered by I.

     P. Berthong.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 32.5 x 49. Published. County boundaries

and military and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also

shows status of public land surveys, towns and cities, locations

of U.S. land offices, boundaries of Yellowstone National Park,

and railroad lines. Relief is shown in color. Also a black and

white base map for this date, with drainage shown in blue. 32.5 x

48.5. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Montana, 1897.

505. Map of the State of Montana. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1897. . . .

     Compiled by R. H. Morton. . . . Revised and Lettered by I.

     P. Berthong.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 34 x 50.5. Annotated published.

Annotated to show land district boundaries and locations of land

offices. Basic information same as that shown in entry 504. Filed

as RG 49: Old Map File, Montana 25.

506. [Map of the] State of Montana. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1907. [Compiled,

     drawn, and lettered by Daniel O'Hare.]

     1 inch to 12 miles. 33 x 51.5. Published. County boundaries

and names, status of public land surveys, locations of U.S. land

offices, Indian and military reservations, boundaries of

Yellowstone National Park, names of national forests, railroad

lines, and drainage features. Small inset plans of Missoula,

Butte, Helena, and Great Falls. Filed as RG 49: Standard

Published, Montana, 1907 (OS).

507. [Map of the] State of Montana. [Showing] Lands designated by

     the Secretary of the Interior, April 27, 1909, under the

     Enlarged Homestead Act of Feb. 19, 1909. [Issued by the

     Department of the Interior.]

     1 inch to 24 miles. 19 x 26.5. Published. Areas designated

are shaded red. Also shows public land surveys. Filed as RG 49:

Special Published, Montana 6.

508. [Map of the] State of Montana. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1911. . . .

     Compiled and Drawn by Daniel O'Hare.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 34 x 51. Published. County and land

district boundaries, national forests, national parks and

monuments, boundaries of Indian and military reservations,

boundaries of State parks and game preserves, and reclamation

projects are shown in color. Also shows Status of public land

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

railroad lines. Relief is shown in color. Small inset plans of

Missoula, Butte, Helena, and Great Falls. Also a black and white

base map for this date. 36.5 x 51. Filed as RG 49: Standard

Published, Montana, 1911.

509. [Map of the] State of Montana. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1911. . . .

     Compiled and Drawn by Daniel O'Hare.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 35 x 52. Annotated published. Annotated

to show new county boundaries and land district boundaries. Basic

information same as that shown on entry 508. Filed as RG 49: Old

Map File, Montana 45 (OS).

510. [Map of the] State of Montana. [Showing] Lands designated by

     the Secretary of the Interior Under the provisions of the

     Enlarged Homestead Acts. Edition of July 1, 1916. [Issued by

     the Department of the Interior.]

     1 inch to 24 miles. 19 x 26. Published. Areas designated are

shaded red. Also shows public land surveys. Filed as RG 49:

Special Published, Montana 12.

511. [Map of the] State of Montana. Compiled from the official

     Records of the General Land Office . . . 1917. . . .

     Compiled by A. F. Dinsmore. . . . Traced and lettered by Wm.

     Bauman, Jr.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 34 x 50.5. Published. County and land

district boundaries, national forests, national parks and

monuments, boundaries of military and Indian reservations, and

reclamation projects. Also shows status of public land surveys,

towns and cities, locations of U.S. land offices, and railroad

lines. Small inset plans of Missoula, Butte, Helena, Great Falls,

and Billings. Also a black and White base map for this date. 33 x

51.5. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Montana, 1917.

512. Post Route Map of the States of Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming,

     showing post offices with the intermediate distances on mail

     routes in operation on the 1st of January, 1917.

     1 inch to ca. 12 miles. 2 sections, 49 x 32 and 47.5 x 32.

Published. Frequency and types of mail service, discontinued post

offices, counties, towns, railroads, physical features, and parts

of adjoining States. Filed as RG 28: State Maps, Montana, 1917.

513. [Map of the] State of Montana. [Showing] Lands designated by

     the Secretary of the Interior Under the provisions of the

     Enlarged Homestead Acts. Edition of June 30, 1918. [Issued

     by the Department of the Interior.]

     1 inch to 24 miles. 18 x 26. Published. Areas designated are

shaded red. Shows public land surveys. Filed as RG 49: Special

Published, Montana 14.

514. [Map of the] State of Montana. [Showing] Lands designated as

     non-irrigable by the Secretary of the Interior under the

     provisions of the Enlarged Homestead Acts . . . Edition of

     June 30, 1920. [Issued by the Department of the Interior.]

     1 inch to 24 miles. 17.5 x 26.5. Published. Areas designated

are shaded red. Shows public land surveys. Filed as RG 49:

Special Published, Montana 15.

515. [Map of part of the United States showing Montana and Idaho.

     n.d.]

     Small scale. 14.5 x 18. Annotated published. Annotated to

show in color the boundaries of Montana and Idaho and Indian

reservations and ceded land therein. Notations concerning

appropriations of 1864 and 1866 and treaties and acts pertaining

to Indian lands from 1867 to 1870. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File,

Montana 1.

See also entry 214 in Idaho.

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