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Map no. 2, from the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River: from explorations and surveys made under the direction of Hon. Jefferson Davis, Sec. of War

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Title
Map no. 2, from the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River: from explorations and surveys made under the direction of Hon. Jefferson Davis, Sec. of War
Additional title: From the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River
Additional title: Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, War Department : routes in Oregon and California
Names
United States. War Department (Publisher)
Davis, Jefferson, 1808-1889 (Associated name)
Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton), 1824-1882 (Surveyor)
Abbot, Henry L. (Surveyor)
Fillebrown, H. C. (Surveyor)
Young, J. (John) (Surveyor)
Anderson, C. D. (Surveyor)
Siebert, Selmar (Engraver)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

Parts

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1855
Place: Washington, D.C.
Publisher: War Department
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 15-5342
Topics
Pacific railroads -- Explorations and surveys
Railroads
Oregon
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: By Lieut. R.S. Williamson, U.S. Topl. Engrs. and Lieut. H.L. Abbot, U.S. Topl. Engrs. ; H.C. Fillebrown, J. Young and C.D. Anderson, assts. ; drawn by John Young ; engd. by Selmar Siebert.
Citation/reference: Appears in Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, volume XI, 1861. Also published as part of Senate Ex. Doc. no. 78, 33d Congress, 2nd session, and House Ex. Doc. no. 91, 33d Congress, 2nd session.
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map ; 67 x 57 cm
Description
Relief shown by hachures. Shows drainage, emigrant roads, and routes of explorers. Includes notes.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 80505840
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20644149
Other local Identifier: US028B.1.04
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 726366a0-5024-0134-ba6c-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1855: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 2, from the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1855. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d6775440-5024-0134-2eb1-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map no. 2, from the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 14, 2020. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d6775440-5024-0134-2eb1-00505686a51c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1855). Map no. 2, from the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/d6775440-5024-0134-2eb1-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map no. 2, from the northern boundary of California to the Columbia River