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Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory: explored & opened by Capt. J.H. Simpson Topl. Engrs. U.S.A., assisted by Lieuts. J.L.K. Smith and H.S. Putnam Topl. Engrs. U.S.A. and Mr. Henry Engelmann in 1858-59 ; by authority of Hon. John B. Floyd Sec. of War; and under instructions from Bvt. Brig. Gen. A.S. Johnston U.S.A. Comdg. Dept. of Utah

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Title
Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory: explored & opened by Capt. J.H. Simpson Topl. Engrs. U.S.A., assisted by Lieuts. J.L.K. Smith and H.S. Putnam Topl. Engrs. U.S.A. and Mr. Henry Engelmann in 1858-59 ; by authority of Hon. John B. Floyd Sec. of War; and under instructions from Bvt. Brig. Gen. A.S. Johnston U.S.A. Comdg. Dept. of Utah
Additional title: Explorations of Capt. J.H. Simpson, T.E.U.S.A. in 1859
Additional title: Report of explorations across the great basin of the Territory of Utah
Names
Mechlin, J. R. P. (Draftsman)
Putnam, Haldimand Sumner, 1836-1863 (Creator)
Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883 (Creator)
Graphic Company (Printer)
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Utah

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1860 (Inferred)
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: U.S. Army, Corps of Topographical Engineers
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5375
Topics
Trails -- Southwest, New
Utah -- Discovery and exploration
Great Salt Lake (Utah)
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Southwest, New -- Discovery and exploration
Utah
Nevada
California
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Drawn by J.P. Mechlin.
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , vol. 10, page 338, column 3, row 4
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 66 x 122 cm, sheet 74 x 125 cm
Description
Shows routes of Captains Stansbury, Fremont, Gunnison, and Beckwith. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. In lower right margin: Facsimile reproduction by the Graphic Co. Includes table of "Geographical positions established by Capt. Simpson." "The old routes have been taken from the maps of Utah and Oregon compiled by the Burea of Top'l Eng'rs in 1858-59, and Geo. H. Goddard's map of California , compiled in 1860." Also see: Report of explorations across the great basin of the territory of Utah for a direct wagon-route from Camp Floyd to Genoa, in Carson Valley, in 1859, by Captain J.H. Simpson, Washington, Govt. Printing Office, 1876.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 2012586633
RLIN/OCLC: 780028788
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646413
Folder number: US234.1.02
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f40f630-05e7-0136-3e22-5dda2e88afb9
Rights Statement
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  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
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Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory