PENNSYLVANIA OIL BOOM.
YETTER, LOUIS. Manuscript map, "The Oil Mill Tract at the Pinnacle, on Big Roaring Creek," brown ink and wash, dated 1862, with pencil and red ink annotations dated 1909, 310 x 250 mm (sheet size), two small holes at fold intersections, some toning.
Original manuscript map of over 150 acres in the prime area and time of the Pennsylvania oil boom, the first such boom in the United States. This tract was surveyed in January 1862 at the request of the heirs of Joseph Paxton of Franklin Township, Columbia County.