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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.
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.
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.
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).
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