Lot 245 of 305:
Ms. survey map of Hawaii land for sale 1888  

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Lot closed - unsold
Estimate:
$900 - $1,200

Title:
Ink manuscript "Map of Government Remainders Situated on Kapoho in the District of Puna, Hawaii, Surveyed Feb. 1888 Loubenstein..."

Author:
**

Place:
Hawaii

Publisher:

Date:
1888

Description:
In manuscript on architectural linen. 45x45 cm. (17¾x17¾"); in linen mat, along with portion of envelope addressed to R[ichard] J. Lyman, Hilo, Hawaii. Overall 89.5x70 cm. (35¼x27½"), in koa wood frame under plexiglass. Survey map for government land on the island of Hawaii to be auctioned off to the highest bidder. The land in question comprises some 17.92 acres; affixed to the bottom of the map is a small printed notice, undoubtedly clipped from a newspaper, "Sale of Government Land. On Thursday, July 19, 1888, at 12 o'clock noon, will be sold at Public Auction, at the front entrance of Aliiolani Hale, two certain pieces of Government Land in Kapohe, Puna, Hawaii, called Kauiahiku... Lorrin A. Thurston, Minister of Interior..." Beneath the title of the map are notes on the survey. With loose envelope of The First Trust Co. of Hilo, labeled Lyman Trust, with the contents indicated as "Map of Govt. Remainder. 19.82 acres Kapoho." The Lyman family, notable in Hawaiian society, were descended from missionaries David and Sarah Lyman; Richard Jewell Kahekili Lyman (1872-1954), to whom the envelope was addressed, was their grandson, the offspring of Rufus Anderson Lyman and Hualani Chun (Rebecca Brickwood).

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Condition:
Some foxing to the map, very good or better.


 
Item number:
213524
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