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Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Go …
Map Of The Territory Of The …
1858
Separate Map
Authors Freyhold, Edward, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title Map Of The Territory Of The United States From The Mississippi To The Pacific Ocean, Ordered by the Hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary Of War To accompany the Reports of the Explorations For A Railroad Route ... Compiled from authorized explorations and other reliable data by Lieut. G.K. Warren, Topl. Engrs. In the Office of Pacific R.R. Surveys, War Dep. under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.H. Emory, Topl. Engrs. in 1854 and of Capt. A.A. Humphreys, Topl. Engrs. 1854-5-6-7-8. Drawn by E. Freyhold. Engr. on Stone by J. Bien, 60 Fulton St. N.Y.
Note 2nd 1858 edition, adds Ives Grand Canyon expedition. Also adds information from Warren's third expedition. Schubert says there was an earlier 1858 edition that filled in information in Oregon but did not include the Ives information. Schubert also quotes a letter from Warren stating that this edition was sent to the printer in 1859. Freyhold's name appears on the title for the first time. It is dropped in the next (1867) edition and then reappears in the 1868 edition. Rare - apparently there is only one other copy of this map - in the Millard Fillmore Map Collection in the LOC (see Stephenson article in Map Collector No. 12). This copy came from the Bancroft Library as a duplicate - perhaps they thought it was a duplicate of the 1857 edition. With brown wood side rollers. Map is without color and mounted on linen.
Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1 …
Map Of The Territory Of The …
1855
Separate Map
Authors Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title Map Of The Territory Of The United States From The Mississippi To The Pacific Ocean Ordered by the Hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary Of War To accompany the Reports of the Explorations For A Railroad Route ... Compiled from authorized explorations and other reliable data by Lieut. G.K. Warren, Topl. Engrs. In the Office of Pacific R.R. Surveys, War Dep. under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.H. Emory and Capt. A.A. Humphreys, Topl. Engrs. 1855. Engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Note Very early issue of Warren's Pacific Railroad general map of the U.S. When the Pacific Railway Survey reports were published in 1855, the large Warren map of the U.S. was not completed and a smaller map was issued with a note by Warren that the larger map would soon be ready for publication. This issue of the map is dated 1855 only, unlike the final issue which was dated 1854-5-6-7 (see our #0693). Also, the list of authorities here is shorter than the later issue and has no dates later than 1855. Most importantly, this issue has major areas blank that are filled in the final issue. Various routes are drawn in ms on the map, in red and blue lines, all proceeding from points in the Midwest to the west coast, as well as some north - south routes. Also, a red line is drawn from east to west next to the 38th parallel. We think these are the trails used by travelers, perhaps a few years later, but we can't be sure. There is another early issue of this map that is between this 1855 issue and the version published with the final reports - it is dated 1857, has fewer "blank" areas that this and has more and later dated authorities (see WH copy).
Wheeler, G.M.
Topography Of Southern & Sou …
1869
Separate Map
Authors Wheeler, G.M.
Full Title Map showing Detailed Topography Of The Country Traversed by the Reconnaissance Expedition through Southern & Southeastern Nevada in charge of Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler U.S. Engineers. Assisted by Lieut. O.W. Lockwood Corps Of Engineers U.S.A. 1869. P.W. Hamel Chief Topographer And Draughtsman. Photolith. by the N.Y. Lithg. Engrg. & Prtg. Co. 16 & 18 Park Place.
Note 1st Wheeler map, done before 100th Mer. Survey. Streeter: "Since Wheeler's exploration was in part over country never before mapped, this as far as I know, is the foundation map for southern Nevada." Above the neat line reads "Reconnaissance Maps. Department Of California." Unfolded separate issue. Outline color by county.
Jackson, Henry
Indian Territory With Parts …
1869
Separate Map
Authors Jackson, Henry
Full Title Indian Territory With Parts Of Neighboring States And Territories. Prepared By Order Of Maj. Gen. J.M. Schofield. Compiled under direction of 1st Lieut. Henry Jackson, 7th U.S. Cavalry, September 1869. Bvt. Maj. Gen. A.A. Humphreys, Chief of Engineers. Drawn by Ado Hunnius. J. Bien, photo-lith.
U.S. War Department, Chief o …
Map Of California And Nevada …
1879
Separate Map
Authors U.S. War Department, Chief of Engineers
Full Title Map Of California And Nevada, With Parts Of Utah & Arizona. Prepared in the Office of the Chief Of Engineers U.S.A. 1879.
Note A larger version of a portion of the Freyhold/Warren U.S. of 1879. Wheat mentions this map in the same paragraph as the Freyhold/Warren map but he does not notice that they are from the same map! Wheat calls this map "certainly a major map of this large area..." Issued on thin paper for field use. Paper is watermarked "Crane Co. 1885." Map is without color.
U.S. War Department, Topogra …
Map of the United States.
1850
Separate Map
Authors U.S. War Department, Topographical Engineers
Full Title Map Of The United States And Their Territories Between The Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean And Of Part of Mexico. Compiled in the Bureau of the Corps of Topogl. Engs. under a Resolution of the U.S. Senate. From the best authorities which could be obtained. 1850. Engraved by Sherman and Smith, New-York.
Note This was the best general map of the American West published by the Topographical Engineers until the Emory and Warren maps of 1857. Wheat calls it "beautiful... a synthesis of the many and varied cartographic activities of the U.S. Army carried on in the West since the onset of the Mexican War, with numerous individual maps subjected to correction and enhanced by new data." A large and imposing production, the map shows the new political divisions of California, Utah and New Mexico and is engraved in the best style by the well known Sherman and Smith firm of New York. Map is without color.
Emory, William H.
Cover: Texas and the countri …
1844
Separate Map
Authors Emory, William H.
Full Title (Covers to) Map Of Texas And The Countries Adjacent: Compiled In The Bureau Of The Corps Of Topographical Engineers, Fom The Best Authorities, For the State Department, Under the direction of Colonel J.J. Abert, Chief of the Corps, by W.H. Emory, 1st Lieut. T.E. War Department 1844. W.J. Stone Sc. Washn. Published by order of the U.S. Senate.
Emory, William H.
Map Of Texas And The Countri …
1844
Separate Map
Authors Emory, William H.
Full Title Map Of Texas And The Countries Adjacent: Compiled In The Bureau Of The Corps Of Topographical Engineers, Fom The Best Authorities, For the State Department, Under the direction of Colonel J.J. Abert, Chief of the Corps, by W.H. Emory, 1st Lieut. T.E. War Department 1844. W.J. Stone Sc. Washn. Published by order of the U.S. Senate.
Note In original paper wrapper. From a descendent of Rhode Island Senator John Brown Francis, who had a few copies in the attic in the original paper wraps with the red seal. First separate U.S. Government map of Texas. With outline color around the state of Texas.
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