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

Special List No. 29

North Dakota


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632. Reconnaissance [sic] in the Dacota [sic] Country by G. K.

     Warren, Lieut: Top. Engrs., U.S.A. . . . 1855.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 2 sections, each 37 x 33. Published.

Includes present States of Nebraska and North and South Dakota.

Settlements, military posts, Indian villages, general locations

of Indian tribes, and routes of explorations. Also shown is a

profile of the route from Fort Pierre to Fort Kearney. Filed as

RG 77: Published Record Set, 1855.

633. Map of the Ceded Part of Dakota Territory Showing also

     portions of Minnesota, Iowa, & Nebraska. Second Edition,

     July 1863. Compiled by B. M. Smith and A. J. Hill, 1861.

     Lith. by Louis Bueckner, St. Paul, Minnesota.

     1 inch to 15.78 miles. 18.5 x 24. Annotated published.

Settlements, military posts, roads, trails, railroads, Indian

reservations, explorers' routes, Indian treaty lines, and extent

of public land surveys. "Second Edition, July 1863" added in red

ink to the title block. Also noted in red ink: "Dennis Callahan

Esq. with respects of A. J. Hill." Inset map, "Outline Map of

Dakota Territory, &c." Scale 1 inch to ca. 150 miles. Filed as RG

77: Q 91.

634. [Map of] Dakota Territory [Issued by the General Land Office

     on Oct. 2, 1866].

     1 inch to 18 miles. 25.5 x 22. Published. Status of public

land surveys, counties, settlements, Indian villages, military

posts, "Yankton Cession," Indian reservations, and physical

features. County boundaries in color. Includes North and South

Dakota. Filed as RG 49: Special Published, North Dakota 1.

635. Map of Public Surveys in Dakota Territory. [Dated July 27,

     1868, Surveyor General's Office, Yankton, Dakota Territory.]

     1 inch to 16 miles. 31 x 32.5. Manuscript. County boundaries

(in color) and names, status of public land surveys, towns,

locations of coal mines, military posts, wagon roads, routes of

several military expeditions, and physical features. Filed as RG

49: Old Map File, North Dakota 1.

636. Sketch of the Public Surveys in Dakota Territory [to]

     accompany annual report of Sur. Gen. [Dated Sept. 21, 1871,

     Yankton, Dakota Territory].

     1 inch to 16 miles. 32.5 x 13.5. Manuscript. Status of

public land Surveys, towns, and Indian and military reservations.

Boundaries of military reservations are shown in color. Filed as

RG 49: Old Map File, North Dakota 2.

637. [Map of Dakota Territory] To Accompany Report of Surveyor

     General, 1872.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 41 x 34. Manuscript. Status of public

land surveys, Indian and military reservations, land district

boundaries, roads, and railroad lines. Filed as RG 49: Old Map

File, North Dakota 3.

638. [Map of the] Territory of Dakota. . . . 1876. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 18 miles. 33 x 26.5. Published. County boundaries,

military and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also shows

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: 1876 Atlas, Dakota Territory.

639. [Map of the] Territory of Dakota. . . . 1879. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 18 miles. 33 x 25.5. Published. Map includes

present States of North and South Dakota. County boundaries,

military and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also shows

public land surveys, towns, location of U.S. land offices,

railroad lines, and railroad land-grant limits. Relief is shown

by hachures. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Dakota

Territory, 1879.

640. [Map of the] Territory of Dakota. . . . 1879. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 18 miles. 33.5 x 26.5. Annotated published.

Annotated to show land districts. Basic information is the same

as that shown on entry 639. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File, North

Dakota 7.

641. [Map of] Dakota Territory. Prepared [by] Order of Brig

     Gen'l. A. H. Terry. . . . 5th Ed., 1881, Revised & corrected

     under Capt. Edward Maguire, Corps of Engineers, by James E.

     Wilson, Topogl. Asst. Originally compiled under direction of

     Capt. D. P. Heap, Corps of Engrs., by W. H. Wood, 1872.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 2 sections, 25 x 40.5 and 22 x 40.5.

Published. Second copy, 34 x 27. Shows settlements, military

posts, public land surveys, railroad lines, routes of

exploration, Indian reservations, and drainage features. Map

includes present States of North and South Dakota. Filed as RG

77: Q 191-20.

642. [Map of the] Territory of Dakota. . . . 1882. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 18 miles. 31 x 27. Second copy, 34 x 27.

Published. Map includes present States of North and South Dakota.

County boundaries, military reservations, and Indian reservations

are shown in color. Also shows 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, Dakota Territory, 1882.

643. [Map of the] Territory of Dakota. . . . 1885. Compiled from

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

     Compiled by A. F. Dinsmore . . . Drawn by Wm. Naylor.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 2 sections, each 27 x 34. Published. Map

includes present States of North and South Dakota. County

boundaries, military reservations, railroad land-grant limits,

and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also shows public

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

lines. Relief is shown in hachures. Filed as RG 49: Standard

Published, Dakota Territory, 1885.

644. [Map of the] Territory of Dakota. . . . 1885. Compiled from

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

     Compiled by A. F. Dinsmore . . . Drawn by Wm. Naylor.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 43 x 33.5. Annotated published.

Annotated to show proposed extent of land surveys and change in

Indian reservations. Marked "U.S. Surveyor General's Office,

Huron, S. Dakota, Dec. 9, 1889. To accompany letter to Hon. Com'r

dated December 9, 1889." See entry 643. Filed as RG 49: Old Map

File, North Dakota 11.

645. Official Map Of The Territory Of Dakota, Showing The Two

     General Divisions of Dakota, South and North . . .

     Copyright, 1885, by Rand, McNally & Co., Map Publishers,

     Chicago.

     1 inch to ca. 30 miles. 22 x 14. Indian reservations,

counties, towns, railroads. Land district boundaries and area not

part of Indian reservations are shown in color. Note in lower

margin states "This map has been thoroughly revised in my office,

and corrected to date of March 1st, 1886. [Signed] Lauren Dunlap,

Commissioner of Immigration, Territory of Dakota." Filed as Ref.

Coll.: Dakota, 1885.

646. Post Route Map of the Territory of Dakota with adjacent

     parts of Montana, Wyoming, Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota and

     portions of the Dominion of Canada 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 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,

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

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

10.

647. [Map of the] State of North Dakota. . . . 1889. Compiled

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

     Compiled and Drawn by A. F. Dinsmore. . . . Corrected to

     October 1st, 1889, by M. Hendges.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 25 x 34.5. Published. County boundaries

and military and Indian reservations are shown in color. Also

shows status of public land surveys, towns, railroad lines,

railroad land-grant limits, and drainage features. Also a black

and white base map for this date. 27 x 34.5. Filed as RG 49:

Standard Published, North Dakota, 1889.

648. [Map of the] State of North Dakota. . . . 1889. Compiled

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

     Compiled and Drawn by A. F. Dinsmore. . . . Corrected to

     October 1st, 1889, by M. Hendges.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 26 x 36.5. Annotated published.

Annotated to show railroad land-grant limits. Basic information

same as that shown on entry 647. Filed as RG 49: Old Map File,

North Dakota 12.

649. [Map of the] State of North Dakota. . . . 1892. Compiled for

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

     Compiled and Drawn by A. F. Dinsmore. Traced and Lettered by

     M. Hendges.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 27 x 36.5. Published. County names and

boundaries, towns, locations of U.S. land offices, status of

public land surveys, military and Indian reservations, and

railroad lines proposed and completed. Drainage features in blue.

Relief in brown. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, North

Dakota, 1892.

650. [Map of the] State of North Dakota. Compiled from the

     official Records of the General Land Office . . . 1903. . .

     . Compiled and Drawn by M. Hendges. Lettered by Wm. Bauman,

     Jr.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 27 x 34.5. Published. Second copy in

color, 29 x 37. County names and boundaries, towns, locations of

U.S. land offices, Indian reservations, roads and trails,

railroad lines, and physical features. Files as RG 49: Standard

Published, North Dakota, 1903.

651. [Map of the]State of North Dakota. Compiled from the

     official Records of the General Land Office . . . 1910. . .

     . Compiled and Drawn by M. Hendges. Lettered by Wm. Bauman,

     Jr.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 29 x 36. Published. Second copy in

color, 29 x 37. County names and boundaries, towns, locations of

U.S. land offices, Indian reservations, railroad lines, and

physical features. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, North

Dakota, 1910.

652. [Map of the] State of North Dakota [showing] Lands

     designated by the Secretary of the Interior Under the

     provisions of the Enlarged Homestead Acts. Edition of June

     30, 1916. [Issued by the Department of the Interior.] 

     1 inch to 24 miles. 15 x 19. Published. Areas designated are

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

Special Published, North Dakota 8.

653. Post Route Map of the State of North Dakota showing post

     offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in

     operation on the 1st of January, 1917.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 32 x 43. 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, North Dakota, 1917.

654. [Map of the] State of North Dakota. Compiled from the

     official Records of the General Land Office . . . 1918. . .

     . Compiled by M. Hendges. . . . Traced and Lettered by Wm.

     Bauman, Jr.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 28 x 32.5. Published. County and land

district boundaries, towns, Indian reservations, bird

reservations and national monuments, military reservations, and

reclamation projects are shown in color. Also shows public land

surveys, towns, and railroad lines. Relief is shown in color,

Also a black and white base map for this date. 28 x 35. Filed as

RG 49: Standard Published, North Dakota, 1918.

655. [Map of the] State of North Dakota [showing] Lands

     designated as non-irrigable by the Secretary of the Interior

     under the provisions of the Enlarged Homestead Acts . . .

     Edition of June 20, 1920. [Issued by the Department of the

     Interior.]

     1 inch to 24 miles. 15 x 19. Published. Areas designated are

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

Special Published, North Dakota 9.

See also entries 517-518 in Nebraska.

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