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United States. War Department.
Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana.
Washington, R. Armstrong, Public Printer, 1853
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Randolph B Marcy; George Brinton McClellan; United States. War Department.
|Notes:||Another edition (Washington, B. Tucker, 1854) has t-.p. headed: 33d Congress, 1st session, Senate. Executive doc.
Appendixes: A. Meteorology observations.--B. Tables of courses and distances.--C. Mineralogy: Report on the minerals collected, by C.U. Shepard.--D. Geology: Notes upon the specimens of rocks and minerals, by Edward Hitchcock. Remarks upon the general geology of the country traversed, by George G. Shumard.--E. Palæontology: Description of the species of Carboniferous and Cretaceous fossils, by B.F. Shumard.--F. Zoology: Mammals, by R.B. Marcy. Reptiles [and] fishes, by S.F. Baird and C. Girard. Shells, by C.B. Adams and G.G. Shumard. Orthopterous insects, arachnidians, myriapods, by C. Girard.--G. Botany: Description of the plants, by John Torrey.--H. Ethnology: Vocabulary of the Comanches and Wichitas, by R.B. Marcy, with some general remarks by W.W. Turner.
|Description:||xv, 320 pages plates, folded maps 23 cm.|
|Series Title:||32d Cong., 2d sess. Senate. Ex. [doc.], no. 54|
|Responsibility:||by Randolph B. Marcy ... assisted by George B. McClellan ... With reports on the natural history of the country ...|