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Abbot, Henry L., Humphreys, …
Profiles, main routes survey …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Abbot, Henry L., Humphreys, A.A., Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title Profiles of the main routes surveyed, compiled in 1855, by Lieutenants G.K. Warren & H.L. Abbot, Corps Topl. Engineers, with revisions and additional compilations from the results of subsequent examinations and surveys. Prepared in the Office of Pacific Rail Road Explorations and Surveys. Captain A.A. Humphreys, Corps Topl. Engineers, in charge, by direction of Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War. 1856. Explorations and Surveys for the Rail Road Routes from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, War Department. (with) Profiles of rail roads constructed across the Alleghany mountains.
Note Uncolored map profiles with inset profile. Printed on 2 sheets, joined as 1.
Pacific Railroad Survey, War …
Title Page: Reports, explora …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Pacific Railroad Survey, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title (Title Page to) Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad From the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, In 1853-56, According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854. Volume XI. Washington: George W. Bowman, Printer. 1861. 36th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc.
Note This Quarto issue of the report is the House issue, except for volume XI which is the Senate issue. W. Heckrotte has an unusual copy of the Warren U.S. map found in this report. It is dissected on linen and is an earlier version of the map published with the Quarto report. It has 40 authorities vs. 42 in the quarto issue map, shorter note to left of authorities, lots of plate differences, especially: nothing in Owyhee area, differences in N.M., Calif., etc. Looks like someone asked for the map before it was finished -see the Lack of ocean lines in the top half south of Gray's Harbor. In 13 volumes. Bound in full leather with "Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad to the Pacific Ocean" and the volume number on the spine in gold.
Pacific Railroad Survey, War …
Title Page: Topographical ma …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Pacific Railroad Survey, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title (Title Page to) Topographical maps, profiles, and sketches to illustrate the various Reports of Surveys for railroad routes from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Washington, D.C., 1861.
Pacific Railroad Survey, War …
Cover: Reports of Exploratio …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Pacific Railroad Survey, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title (Covers to) Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad From the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, In 1853-56, According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854. Volume XI. Washington: George W. Bowman, Printer. 1861. 36th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc.
Pacific Railroad Survey, War …
Contents: Reports of explora …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Pacific Railroad Survey, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title (Contents Page to) Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad From the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, In 1853-56, According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854. Volume XI. Washington: George W. Bowman, Printer. 1861. 36th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc.
Note "Contents of volume XI."
Pacific Railroad Survey, War …
Title Page: Memoir to accomp …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Pacific Railroad Survey, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title (Title Page to) Memoir to accompany the Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, giving a brief account of each of the exploring expeditions since A.D. 1800, with a detailed description of the method adopted in compiling the general map. By Lieut. Gouverneur K. Warren, Corps of Topographical Engineers, U.S.A. 1859.
Pacific Railroad Survey, War …
Contents: Memoir to accompan …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Pacific Railroad Survey, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title (Contents Page to) Memoir to accompany the Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, giving a brief account of each of the exploring expeditions since A.D. 1800, with a detailed description of the method adopted in compiling the general map. By Lieut. Gouverneur K. Warren, Corps of Topographical Engineers, U.S.A. 1859.
Note "List of illustrations."
Pacific Railroad Survey, War …
Contents: Topographical maps …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Pacific Railroad Survey, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title (Contents Page to) Topographical maps, profiles, and sketches to illustrate the various Reports of Surveys for railroad routes from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Washington, D.C., 1861.
Pacific Railroad Survey, War …
Contents: Topographical maps …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Pacific Railroad Survey, Warren, Gouverneur Kemble, 1830-1882
Full Title (Contents Page to) Topographical maps, profiles, and sketches to illustrate the various Reports of Surveys for railroad routes from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Washington, D.C., 1861.
Campbell, A. H. (Albert H.), …
Profile Ft. Smith, Ark.-Mart …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Campbell, A. H. (Albert H.), Ives, J.C., Whipple, A.W.
Full Title General profile from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Martinez, near San Francisco, California, to accompany the maps of Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. A.W. Whipple, Topl. engrs., assisted by Lieut. J.C. Ives, Topl. Engr., A.H. Campbell, civil engr. & surveyor, Wm. White, Jr., N.H. Hilton, J.P. Sherburne, asst. surveyors. 1853-4. Route near the 35th Parallel. (1861)
Note Uncolored profiles. Horizontal scale 1:19,008.
Beckwith, E.G., Gunnison, J. …
Profiles, 1 Ft. Bridger-Ft. …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Beckwith, E.G., Gunnison, J.W.
Full Title Profiles from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis Secretary of War. No. 1 Route near the 41st parallel, from Ft. Bridger to Ft. Reading by Capt. E.G. Beckwith, 3d. Artillery. No. 2 Route near the 38th & 39th parallel, from Westport to Sevier River by Capt. G.W. (i.e. J.W.) Gunnison, Topl. Engrs., assisted by Capt. E.G. Beckwith, 3d. Artillery. Profile made under the supervision of E.G. Beckwith, 3d. Art. 1855. (1861)
Note Uncolored profiles.
Parke, John G.
Profiles San Francisco Bay-L …
1861
Exploration Book
Authors Parke, John G.
Full Title Profiles from San Francisco Bay to Los Angeles, Cala. and from the Pimas Villages to Fort Fillmore from Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of The Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War by Lieut. John G. Parke, Topl. Engrs., assisted by Albert H. Campbell, Civil Engineer and N.H. Hutton, H. Custer and G.G. Garner, assts. 1854 & 55. Explorations and Surveys for a Rail Road Route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department. Route near the 32d parallel & coast route, Cala.
Note Five uncolored profiles. Contents: No. 1. Profile from the Rio Grande opposite Fort Fillmore to the Rio Gila at Maricopa Wells, Pimas Villages -- No. 2. Profile from Los Angeles to San Francisco Bay, California Coast route -- No. 3. General profile near the 32d parallel, from Fulton on Red River, Arkansas to San Diego, California, via Fort Yuma and Warner's Pass -- No. 3a. Profile from Fort Yuma on Colorado River to San Francisco Bay via San Gorgonio Pass and Los Angeles, California -- No. 4. Profile of a proposed route for a railroad between the Port of San Diego and the Gila River, California from a survey made by direction of the San Diego and Gila Railroad Company by Charles H. Poole, Chief Engineer.
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