Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific. Senate. Ex. Doc. 78. Serials 758-768. VOL.I. Warner-Camp #261-267.

Humphreys, A. A. Capt. & Warden, G. K. Lieut. et al, by Direction of Jefferson Davis Secretary of War.

Editorial: Washington D.C. Beverley Tucker,Printer. 1855., 1855
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1st. edition. Heavy cloth, with leather labels. Bndg. G ++. Content VG. condition. 4to. viii,651pp. In the early spring of 1853, Congress passed a bill authorizing the government to send out various expeditions to the Pacific Coast with the object of selecting the best route for a railway. Bibliographic and critical comments on these surveys and the proposals that preceded them are to be found in G.L. Albright's "Official Exploration for Pacific Railroads," Univ.Calf. Publ. History, vol.11,1921. Prof. Robert Taft, Kansas Hist. Quarterly, Nov. 1951, pp. 354-380, gives data on the 4to. editions, many other references, and welcome information on the illustrations and artists who accompanied the surveys. See also: ibid. Feb.1952, pp. 1-23, 9 pls. - Report of the Secretary of War - Jefferson Davis. pp. 1-33. - Reports of Explorations . for RR Routes - Capt. A. A. Humphreys. & Lieut. G. K. Warren. - Memo on Railways - Capt. Geo. B. McClellan. pp. 115-130. - Report Cost of Transporting Troops/Supplies to Ca., Or., NM. - Rprt. St. Paul to Puget Sound. - I. I. Stevens. Gov. Washington Territory. Ex. Treasury Library. N° de ref. de la librería 000031

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Título: Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to ...

Editorial: Washington D.C. Beverley Tucker,Printer. 1855.

Año de publicación: 1855

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro: Very Good

Edición: 1st Edition.

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