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 1853-4, according to acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854

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 1853-4, according to acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854

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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 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 1853-4, according to acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854
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Explorations & surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean
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federal national government publication
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  • illustrations
  • maps
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index present
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non fiction
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  • United States
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  • Ex. Doc. / 33d Congress, 2d Session. Senate
  • Ex. Doc. / 35th Congress, 2d Session. Senate
  • Nineteenth Century Collections Online: Mapping the World: Maps and Travel Literature
Series volume
  • no. 78
  • no. 46
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  • Pacific railroads
  • West (U.S.)
  • Discoveries in geography
  • United States
  • Natural history
  • Indians of North America
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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 1853-4, according to acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854
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Note
  • Also known as: Pacific railroad surveys
  • Hyphenated date in title varies: Suppl. volume 1 and volume 12: 1853-5; volumes 7-11: 1853-6; volume 6: 1854-5
  • Volumes 1-11 were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Congress, 2d session, Senate ex. doc. 78, and also as House ex. doc. 91
  • Supplement to volume 1 (the material of which was published also in volume 12, book 1-2)--was issued in at least three forms: "Supplement to volume I" (1859, W.A. Harris, printer), as 35th Congress, 2d session. Senate ex. doc. 46; "Volume XII, Book I[-II]" (1860, T.H. Ford, printer), as 36th Congress, 1st session. House ex. doc. 56; and, "Volume XII, Book I[-II]" (1860, T.H. Ford, printer), as 36th Congress, 1st session. Senate ex. doc. [no number]. Cf. Checklist of United States public documents
  • Prepared under the direct supervision of the Engineer Dept. Volumes dealing with the soil, climate, geology, botany and zoology of the regions surveyed were edited and revised by Prof. Henry and Baird, of the Smithsonian Institution. Cf. Ingersoll, Hist. of the War Department (1879), pages 292-293
  • Includes index
  • Reproduction of the original from the National Archives (United States)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Report of the Sec. of War. Examination of the routes. Memoranda on railways. Report of Gen. Jesup -- v. 1 suppl. Suppl. report by I.I. Stevens ... route near the 47th and 49th parallels -- v. 2. Reports on routes near the 38th and 39th, 41st, and 32nd parallels. Report of a reconnaissance from Puget Sound -- v. 3-4. Report of A.W. Whipple ... route near the 35th parallel -- v. 5. Report of R.S. Williamson ... routes in California to connect with the routes near the 35th and 32nd parallels -- v. 6. Report of Henry L. Abbot ... routes in Oregon and Calif. -- v. 7. Report ... from San Francisco Bay to Los Angeles, Calif. ... and from the Pimas villages on the Gila to the Rio Grande. Conclusion of the official review of the reports -- v. 8-10. Zoology (pts. 1-3) -- v. 11. Letter of A.A. Humphreys. Memoir of G.K. Warren ... upon ... compiling the general map. Topographical maps, profiles and sketches -- v. 12, bk. 1. pt. 1 and the appendices of the narrative and final report by Isaac I. Stevens ... route near the 47th and 49th parallels -- v. 12, bk 2. Pts. 2 and 3 of the narrative and final report by Isaac I. Stevens ..
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (12 volumes in 13)
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online
Media category
computer
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rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color).
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904537773
  • (MiFhGG)NCCO3002532
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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 1853-4, according to acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854
Link
http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&res_id=info:sid/gale:NCCO&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:unknown&rft.artnum=CHMLFK013946568&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:univmanitoba
Publication
Manufacture
Note
  • Also known as: Pacific railroad surveys
  • Hyphenated date in title varies: Suppl. volume 1 and volume 12: 1853-5; volumes 7-11: 1853-6; volume 6: 1854-5
  • Volumes 1-11 were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Congress, 2d session, Senate ex. doc. 78, and also as House ex. doc. 91
  • Supplement to volume 1 (the material of which was published also in volume 12, book 1-2)--was issued in at least three forms: "Supplement to volume I" (1859, W.A. Harris, printer), as 35th Congress, 2d session. Senate ex. doc. 46; "Volume XII, Book I[-II]" (1860, T.H. Ford, printer), as 36th Congress, 1st session. House ex. doc. 56; and, "Volume XII, Book I[-II]" (1860, T.H. Ford, printer), as 36th Congress, 1st session. Senate ex. doc. [no number]. Cf. Checklist of United States public documents
  • Prepared under the direct supervision of the Engineer Dept. Volumes dealing with the soil, climate, geology, botany and zoology of the regions surveyed were edited and revised by Prof. Henry and Baird, of the Smithsonian Institution. Cf. Ingersoll, Hist. of the War Department (1879), pages 292-293
  • Includes index
  • Reproduction of the original from the National Archives (United States)
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
v. 1. Report of the Sec. of War. Examination of the routes. Memoranda on railways. Report of Gen. Jesup -- v. 1 suppl. Suppl. report by I.I. Stevens ... route near the 47th and 49th parallels -- v. 2. Reports on routes near the 38th and 39th, 41st, and 32nd parallels. Report of a reconnaissance from Puget Sound -- v. 3-4. Report of A.W. Whipple ... route near the 35th parallel -- v. 5. Report of R.S. Williamson ... routes in California to connect with the routes near the 35th and 32nd parallels -- v. 6. Report of Henry L. Abbot ... routes in Oregon and Calif. -- v. 7. Report ... from San Francisco Bay to Los Angeles, Calif. ... and from the Pimas villages on the Gila to the Rio Grande. Conclusion of the official review of the reports -- v. 8-10. Zoology (pts. 1-3) -- v. 11. Letter of A.A. Humphreys. Memoir of G.K. Warren ... upon ... compiling the general map. Topographical maps, profiles and sketches -- v. 12, bk. 1. pt. 1 and the appendices of the narrative and final report by Isaac I. Stevens ... route near the 47th and 49th parallels -- v. 12, bk 2. Pts. 2 and 3 of the narrative and final report by Isaac I. Stevens ..
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (12 volumes in 13)
Form of item
online
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps (some color).
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)904537773
  • (MiFhGG)NCCO3002532

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