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Delaware Lands Belonging to the Union Pacific Rail Way Company, Eastern Division
Delaware Lands Belonging to the Union Pacific Rail Way Company, Eastern Division
TitleDelaware Lands Belonging to the Union Pacific Rail Way Company, Eastern Division
Dateca. 1867
DescriptionMap of ceded Delaware lands in Kansas, which the Union Pacific, Eastern Division was selling to settlers at the time of the map's creation. Residences of individuals, apparently tribal officials, are indicated, as well as the Council House, the Agency, and the village of Secondine, just east of Grinter Ferry. Train stations along the Kansas River to Lecompton are shown, as well as some major roads. In evidence are the villages of Tonganoxie and Sarcoxiville, and the the towns of Oskaloosa, Lawrence, and DeSoto. An inset map shows the route of the Union Pacific past Topeka and Junction City, down the Smoky Hill Fork.
Dimensions25 x 42 in.
NotesOriginal catalog title: "Map of the Delaware lands belonging to the Union Pacific Rail Way Company, Eastern Division, and for sale at the office of the said company at Lawrence, Kansas." Background note: On July 4, 1866, the Delaware Indians signed a treaty agreeing to give up lands in Kansas and purchase land and tribal membership from the Cherokee in Indian Territory. On November 12, 1866, Union Pacific railroad lines reached Junction City, Kansas. For more information, see _The Emigrant Tribes: Wyandot, Delaware & Shawnee: A Chronology_, City of Kansas City, Kansas, 1984. Gast, Moeller & Co. was located in St. Louis, Missouri.
CreatorGast, Moeller and Company, Lithographers
Union Pacific Railway Company, Eastern Division
Call NumberSC117, Series 4-14: Railroad Lines #5 (workroom drawer)
Local SubjectKansas River
Delaware Indians
Wyandotte County, Kansas
Johnson County, Kansas
Native Americans
Union Pacific Railroad
Digital FormatTIFF
Barcode30000007
RepositoryMissouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri
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Item ID162834
Item TypeMap
CONTENTdm number1214
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