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Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Missisippi 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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Title Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Missisippi 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. Spine title: Explorations & surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean; Pacific Railroad Surveys
Creator United States. War Department
Date 1857 2006-11-20 2005-08-09
Subject Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys; West (U.S.) -- Description and travel; United States -- Exploring expeditions; Natural history -- West (U.S.); Indians of North America -- West (U.S.)
Description Following is a digital file of the Report of Lieut. Henry L. Abbot, Corps of Topographical Engineers upon Explorations for a Railroad Route from the Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River, made by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps of Topographical Engineers, Assisted by Lieut. Henry L. Abbot, Corps of Topographical Engineers. This book was printed in 1855 and is volume six in the serial titled Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a... GENERAL TABLE OF CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION. INSTRUCTIONS FROM THE WAR DEPARTMENT. System adopted in preparing the Report. Notes on maps accompanying the Report. Notes on profiles accompanying the Report. PART I. GENERAL REPORT. PART II. GEOLOGICAL REPORT: No. 1.—Report upon the Geology of the Route. By J. S. Newberry, M.D. No. 2.—Description of the Tertiary Fossils collected on the survey. By T. A. Conrad. No. 3.—Report... September 27,2005 To the Reader: Following is a digital file of the Report of Lieut. Henry L. Abbot, Corps of Topographical Engineers upon Explorations for a Railroad Route from the Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River, made by Lieut. R. S. Williamson, Corps of Topographical Engineers, Assisted by Lieut. Henry L. Abbot, Corps of Topographical Engineers. This book was printed in 1855 and is volume six in the serial titled Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most...
Contributor United States. Army. Corps of Engineers; Henry, Joseph; Baird, Spencer Fullerton A.O.P.Nicholson, printer
Source Originally published as: "Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Missisippi 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" (Washington, D.C.: B.Tucker, printer, 1855-1860); 30 cm
Publisher Oregon Institute of Technology. Library
Rights Digital image copyright 2006. Oregon Institute of Technology. All rights reserved. http://digitallib.oit.edu/cdm/copyright/collection/kwl
Relation Ex. Doc./ 33rd Congress, 2nd Session. Senate.; No.78; Ex. Doc./ 35th Congress, 2nd Session. Senate; No.4 Digital reproduction of item held by Shaw Historical Library: http://140.211.132.11/search/o?10526736
Format http://klamathwaterlib.oit.edu/about.php; File Size: 45,756,416 bytes application/xml;
Identifier SHL-09-AUG-2005-162 Shaw Lib. F593 .U58 1855 v.VI; Shaw Lib. F593 .U58 1855 v.XI http://digitallib.oit.edu/cdm/ref/collection/kwl/id/6739
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