The Resource 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-[6], according to the Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854, (electronic resource)

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-[6], according to the Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854, (electronic resource)

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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
Title
Reports of explorations and surveys
Title remainder
to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean
Statement of responsibility
made under the direction of the secretary of war, in 1853-[6], according to the Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854
Title variation
  • Pacific railroad surveys
  • Explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
MIGCL
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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United States
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  • 1797-1878
  • 1823-1887
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  • Henry, Joseph
  • Baird, Spencer Fullerton
  • United States
Series statement
Nineteenth Century Collections Online NCCO: Photography: The World through the Lens
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  • Pacific railroads
  • Discoveries in geography
  • Natural history
  • Indians of North America
  • West (U.S.)
  • United States
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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 under the direction of the secretary of war, in 1853-[6], according to the Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854, (electronic resource)
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http://ncco.galegroup.com/gdc/ncco/MonographsDetailsPage/MonographsDetailsWindow?disableHighlighting=false&prodId=NCCO&action=1&activityType=BasicSearch&javax.portlet.action=viewPortletAction&documentId=GALE%7CAJAHEB344382341&dviSelectedPage=1&userGroupName=univmanitoba
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Publication
Note
  • Vols. I-XI were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Cong., 2nd sess. House ex. doc. 91, and also as Senate ex. doc. 78. Vol. XI was also issued (1861) as 36th Cong., 2nd sess. Senate ex. doc. [no number]
  • Supplement to vol. I was issued in at least three forms: Supplement to vol. I, 1859, W.A. Harris, printer, as 35th Cong., 2nd sess. Senate ex. doc. 46 [and] 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 vols. 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, History 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
  • Includes index
  • Reproduction of the original from the George Eastman House Library
Contents
I. Introduction. Route near the 47th and 49th parallels -- II. Routes near 38th and 39th, 41st, and 32d parallels. Landers's report -- III-IV. Route near the 35th parallel -- V. Routes in California to connect with those near the 35th and 32d parallels -- VI. Routes in Oregon and California -- VII. Route in California to connect with those near the 35th and 32d parallels. Route between the Rio Grande and Pimas villages -- VIII. Mammals of the several routes -- IX. Birds of the several routes -- X. Reptiles and fishes of the several routes ; Zoological reports on routes near 38th and 39th, 41st 35th and 32d parallels ; On routes in California to connect with those near 35th and 32d parallels ; Reptiles of routes in California and Oregon -- XI. Material used and methods employed in compiling the general map ; [Topographical maps, etc.] -- XII. Route near the 47th and 49th parallels (concluded)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (12 v. in 13)
Form of item
online
Note
Reproduced from source library: vol. 1 bound with vol. 1 supp.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39314047
  • (MiFhGG)NCCO2005857
Label
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-[6], according to the Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854, (electronic resource)
Link
http://ncco.galegroup.com/gdc/ncco/MonographsDetailsPage/MonographsDetailsWindow?disableHighlighting=false&prodId=NCCO&action=1&activityType=BasicSearch&javax.portlet.action=viewPortletAction&documentId=GALE%7CAJAHEB344382341&dviSelectedPage=1&userGroupName=univmanitoba
Publication
Note
  • Vols. I-XI were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Cong., 2nd sess. House ex. doc. 91, and also as Senate ex. doc. 78. Vol. XI was also issued (1861) as 36th Cong., 2nd sess. Senate ex. doc. [no number]
  • Supplement to vol. I was issued in at least three forms: Supplement to vol. I, 1859, W.A. Harris, printer, as 35th Cong., 2nd sess. Senate ex. doc. 46 [and] 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 vols. 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, History 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
  • Includes index
  • Reproduction of the original from the George Eastman House Library
Contents
I. Introduction. Route near the 47th and 49th parallels -- II. Routes near 38th and 39th, 41st, and 32d parallels. Landers's report -- III-IV. Route near the 35th parallel -- V. Routes in California to connect with those near the 35th and 32d parallels -- VI. Routes in Oregon and California -- VII. Route in California to connect with those near the 35th and 32d parallels. Route between the Rio Grande and Pimas villages -- VIII. Mammals of the several routes -- IX. Birds of the several routes -- X. Reptiles and fishes of the several routes ; Zoological reports on routes near 38th and 39th, 41st 35th and 32d parallels ; On routes in California to connect with those near 35th and 32d parallels ; Reptiles of routes in California and Oregon -- XI. Material used and methods employed in compiling the general map ; [Topographical maps, etc.] -- XII. Route near the 47th and 49th parallels (concluded)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (12 v. in 13)
Form of item
online
Note
Reproduced from source library: vol. 1 bound with vol. 1 supp.
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), maps (some col.).
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)39314047
  • (MiFhGG)NCCO2005857

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