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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
United States. Department of the Interior.
Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey.
Washington, C. Wendell, printer, 1857-59
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William H Emory; Cornelius Wendell; James David Smillie; Spencer Fullerton Baird; T A Conrad; George Engelmann; James Hall; N Michler; C C Parry; Arthur Schott; John Torrey; Charles Girard; United States. Department of the Interior,; United States. Department of the Interior. Office of the Secretary,
|Notes:||Profusely illustrated with engravings, wood engravings, and lithographs.
Volume 1 has frontispiece drawn by Arthur Schott and engraved by James D. Smillie.
Also issued as: Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 34th Congress, 1st session, no. 108 (with imprint: Washington : A.O.P. Nicholson, printer, 1857-1859).
|Description:||2 volumes in 3. frontispiece, illustrations, plates (some color), charts, diagrams, maps (some folded), plans, 30 cm. NO IN 3 XXX XXX XXX|
|Contents:||Vol. 1, part 1. Personal account. General description of the country. Lower Rio Bravo. From mouth of Devil's River to El Paso del Norte. Sketch of territory acquired by treaty on Dec. 30, 1853. From the 111th meridian of longitude to the Pacific Ocean; Report of Lieutenant Michler. Astronomical and geodetic work. Meteorology --
vol. 1, part 2. Geological reports of Dr. C.C. Parry and assistant Arthur Schott. Notes by W.H. Emory. Palaeontology and geology of the boundary, by James Hall, of Albany, New York. Description of cretaceous and tertiary fossils, by T.A. Conrad, Esq. --
vol. 2, part 1. Botany of the boundary: Introduction by C.C. Parry. Botany, By John Torrey. Cactacea, by George Engelmann --
vol. 2, part 2. Zoology of the boundary: Mammals, by S.F. Baird. Birds, by S.F. Baird. Reptiles, by S.F. Baird. Fishes, by C. Girard.
|Series Title:||Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House), 34th Congress, 1st session, no. 135.|
|Other Titles:||Report on the U. States and Mexican boundary
Report on the United States and Mexican boundary
United States and Mexican boundary survey
|Responsibility:||by William H. Emory, major First Cavalry and United States Commissioner.|
- United States -- Boundaries -- Mexico.
- Mexico -- Boundaries -- United States.
- Mexican-American Border Region.
- Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.)
- Geology -- Southwest, New.
- Plants -- Southwest, New.
- Botany -- Southwest, New.
- Zoology -- Southwest, New.
- Natural history -- Southwest, New.
- United States -- Discovery and exploration.
- Southwest, New -- Discovery and exploration.
- Zoologia -- México.
- Zoologia -- Estados unidos.
- Discoveries in geography.
- Natural history.
- North America -- Mexican-American Border Region.
- North America -- Rio Grande.
- Southwest, New.
- United States.