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October 26, 2007

Manuscript Map of Bear Gulch Mining District, Deadwood

151. [MAP]. VINCENT, H. S. “The Bear Gulch District of the Black Hill 1908” [lower right above neat line] “H. S. Vincent, Deadwood S.D.” Deadwood, 1908. Original manuscript in black ink on thin, coated cartographical cloth. Neat line to neat line: 71.5 x 54.3 cm. Very fine.

            The area depicted is in far southwestern South Dakota and spills over the border into Wyoming. It was a region well known for gold and tin mines, which are depicted on the map, along with the names of the owners who controlled them. Also shown are roads, streams, and various establishments, such as mills and towns, including Tinton, South Dakota (now a ghost town), and Welcome, Wyoming. See next entry for a related map. ($750-1,000)

Sold. Hammer: $1,800.00; Price Realized: $2,115.00

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