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 1859Additional title: Report of explorations across the great basin of the Territory of Utah
NamesMechlin, 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)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1860 (Inferred)Place: Washington, D.C.Publisher: U.S. Army, Corps of Topographical Engineers
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5375
TopicsTrails -- Southwest, NewUtah -- Discovery and explorationGreat Salt Lake (Utah)Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)Southwest, New -- Discovery and explorationUtahNevadaCalifornia
NotesStatement 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 4Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 66 x 122 cm, sheet 74 x 125 cm
DescriptionShows 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 ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersLibrary of Congress Control Number: 2012586633RLIN/OCLC: 780028788NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646413Folder number: US234.1.02Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0f40f630-05e7-0136-3e22-5dda2e88afb9
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