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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 in 1853-[6]
Format
Book; Online
Published
Washington, A.O.P. Nicholson, Printer, 1855-60.
Language
English
Series
Ex. Doc. (United States. Congress. House)
Description
12 v. in 13. plates (part col., part fold.) maps (part fold.) 30 x 24 cm.
Notes
  • Vols. I-XI were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Cong., 2d sess. House ex. doc. 91, and also as Senate ex. doc. 78. Vol. XI was issued also (1861) as 36th Cong., 2d sess. Senate ex. doc. [no number]
  • Supplement to vol. I (the material of which was published also in vol. XII, book I and book II) was issued in at least three forms: Supplement to vol. I, 1859, W.A. Harris, printer, as 35th Cong., 2d sess. Senate ex. doc. 46--Vol. XII, book I-II, 1860, T.H. Ford, printer, as 36th Cong., 1st sess. House ex. doc. 56, and Senate ex. doc. [no number]
  • The reports of the Pacific Railroad surveys were prepared under the direct supervision of the Engineer Department. The volumes dealing with the soil, climate, geology, botany and zoology of the regions surveyed were edited and revised by Professors Henry and Baird, of the Smithsonian Institution. cf. Ingersoll, Hist. of the War Department. 1879, p. 292-293.
  • For further information concerning the publication of the work and a list of serial numbers assigned to the volumes in the Congressional series of documents, see Checklist of United States public documents, 1911, p. 1274-1275.
Local Notes
Bookplate of Young Men's Christian Assoc., Winchester, Frederick Co.,Va.; v.10.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS: Vol. 1: gift of John Holloran; Vol.2-6: gift of E. McCormick; Vol. 9: Robert & Virginia Tunstall Trust Fund, 2004/2005: Vol. 10: gift of Mrs. W. Bond; Vol. 12, pt. 1-2: gift of Dr. R. Haden.
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Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 33rd Congress, 2nd session, no. 91
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