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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
Notes of a military reconnoissance, from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri, to San Diego, in California, including parts of the Arkansas, Del Norte, and Gila rivers.
Washington, Wendell and Van Benthuysen, printers, 1848
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William H Emory; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
|Notes:||According to Wagner-Camp, illustrations include "26 plates of scenery and portraits, 3 plans, 14 plates of botany. Map in pocket ... : Military reconnaissance of the Arkansas; Rio del Norte and Rio Gila ..."
Another edition, of same date, with folded map (ordered printed December 16, 1847) is found in the Congressional series of public documents (Serial no. 505).
LC Copy 1 has ink stamp: Smithsonian Institution. Incomplete: folded map wanting.
LC Copy 2 has leaf tipped in with inscription, "This book was in possession of General Lyon and left by him at one of the posts on the frunteer and found by me at this post, Fort Lyon. [Signed] Ed Palmer. Boath of these volumes you will have the kindness to place in the library of the Institute." Has ink stamp: Smithsonian Institution. Incomplete: six plates and folded map wanting.
LC Copy 3 incomplete: one plate and folded map wanting. Gift: Estate of William C. Rives, Apr. 1940.
|Description:||416 pages plates 23 cm.|
|Series Title:||Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate), 30th Congress, 1st session, no. 7.|
|Other Titles:||Notes of a military reconnaissance|
|Responsibility:||By W.H. Emory, brevet major, Corps Topographical Engineers. Made in 1846-7, with the advanced guard of the "Army of the West."|