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United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
Notes of a military reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, including part of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila rivers.
Washington, Wendell and Van Benthuysen, 1848
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William H Emory; J W Abert; Philip St George Cooke; A R Johnston; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
|Notes:||"February 9, 1848: Ordered to be printed. February 17, 1848: Ordered that 10,000 extra copies of each of the Reports of Lieutenant Emory, Captain Cooke, and Lieutenant Abert be printed for the use of the House; and that of said number, 250 copies be furnished for the use of Lieutenant Emory, Captain Cooke, and Lieutenant Abert, respectively."
Published also, without the reports of J.W. Abert and P. St. G. Cooke, and the journal of A.R. Johnston, as Senate Ex. doc. 7, 30th Cong., 1st sess.
Wagner-Camp describes illustrations as "64 plates, 3 plans, and 2 small maps."
Page 454 incorrectly numbered 754.
"Report of Lieut. J.W. Abert, of his examination of New Mexico, in the years 1846-'47 [including Notes on the minerals and fossils ... by J.W. Bailey]": p. -548.
"Report of Lieut. Col. P. St. George Cooke of his march from Santa Fé, New Mexico, to San Diego, Upper California": p. [549-563]. Preceded by: Map of the Territory of New Mexico made by order of Brig. Gen. S.W. Kearny, under instructions from Lieut. W.H. Emory, U.S.T.E. by Lieut's J.W. Abert and W.G. Peck ... 1846-7 (68 cm.).
"Journal of Captain A.R. Johnston, First dragoons": p. -614. Preceded by: Sketch of part of the march & wagon road of Lt. Colonel Cooke, from Santa Fe to the Pacific Ocean, 1846-7 (32 x 61 cm.).
LC Copy 1 lacks folded maps.
LC Copy 3 bound in contemporary brown cloth with ribbed embossing and spine title on paper label.
LC Copy 4 has book label and stamp of the Department of State Library.
LC Copy 5 bound in contemporary brown cloth embossed with diamond pattern. All after p. 416 (additional reports of Abert, Cooke and Johnston) wanting. Folded maps and 32 plates wanting.
|Description:||614 p. ill., facsims., plates,  folded maps. 23 cm.|
|Contents:||Report of Lieutenant J.W. Abert of the examination of New Mexico in the years 1846-1847 --
Report of Lieut. Col. P. St. George Cooke of his march from Santa Fe, New Mexico to San Diego, Uppe California --
Journal of Capt. A.R. Johnston first dragoons.
|Series Title:||Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House), 30th Congress, 1st session, no. 41.|
|Other Titles:||Notes of a military reconnaissance
Ex. Doc. No. 41
|Responsibility:||By Lieut. Col. W.H. Emory. made in 1846-7, with the advanced guard of the "Army of the "West" ...|