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Stock# 1453
Description

Important early gold regions map of Oregon, based upon the General Land Office Surveys to date. This was the earliest edition of the map to detail the discoveries of Gold in and around the Blue Mountains in Eastern Oregon, showing six mining regions and one with Gold Prospects. The map includes excellent detail west of the cascades, with many early towns along the Willamettee (sic) River shown (Portland, Milwaukie, Oregon City, Linn City, Cleampoeg, Baynton, Salem, Albany, Corvallis, Eugene City) and a number of early Roads shown as well. East of the Willamette Merician is a region noted as heaviliy timbered ridges seperated by immense Ravines, extending to the Cascades and naming Mt Hood, Mutton Mountain, Mt Jefferson, Three Sisters, Diamond Peak, Virgin Lakes, Mount Pitt and Upper and Lower Klamath Lakes. East of the Cascades are Fremont's Routes, a Proposed Emigrant Route, Applegate's Trail, Immigrant Trail, Capt. Wallen's Route, the Trail to the Powder River, Meeks Trail, and notes regarding the Pah Ute Band of Snake Indians, several Indian Villages and the proposed Guide Meridian. Golding Mining regions are shown on both sides of the Blue Mtns, as is the County Seat of Baker Co, Mormon Basin, Northern Emigrant Route, Grand Ronde Valley, Harney's cut off, Canyon City, Auburn, etc. Nearly a dozen gold mining regions shown. Wheat notes that this is the first edition to detail the Gold Discoveries. Wheat 1088.