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Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean : ordered by the hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War, to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route

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Names
Warren, Gouverneur Kemble (1830-1882) (Cartographer)
Siebert, Selmar (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America.

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1857
Place Term: [Washington, D.C]
Publisher: [War Dept.]
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 01-11483
Topics
West (U.S.)
Railroads -- United States
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Genres
Maps
Engravings
Notes
Content : Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.

Content : Shows Indian tribal locations, military posts, routes and dates of expeditions and surveys.

Content : Includes "Note" and "Authorities."

Statement of Responsibility: Compiled from authorized explorations and other reliable data by Lieut. G.K. Warren, topl. engrs. ... under the direction of Bvt. Maj. W.H. Emory, topl. engrs., in 1854 and of Capt. A.A. Humphreys, topl. engrs., 1854-5-6-7 ; engr. by Selmar Siebert.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand col. ; 106 x 115 cm.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC : 34780531
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b15898779
UUID: 3b8f9be0-c52b-012f-c37c-3c075448cc4b

Item timeline of events

  • 1830: Creator Born
  • 1857: Issued
  • 1882: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean : ordered by the hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War, to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1857. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f939-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean : ordered by the hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War, to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 1, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f939-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1857). Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean : ordered by the hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War, to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f939-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Map of the territory of the United States from the Mississippi to the Pacific Ocean : ordered by the hon. Jeff'n Davis, Secretary of War, to accompany the reports of the explorations for a railroad route