Howard Stansbury; J W Gunnison; Albert Carrington; John Hudson; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.
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Diaries kept on the expedition commanded by the U.S. Topographical Engineers, Captain Howard Stansbury and Lieutenant John Williams Gunnison, sent to survey the Great Salt Lake and adjacent valleys. The Stansbury and Gunnison diaries (9 v.) describe the journey to and from Fort Leavenworth and life among the Mormons, as well as the actual surveys, April 24, 1849-October 1, 1850. With these is the diary of Albert Carrington, a Utah settler hired as scientific assistant, April 3-December 24, 1850; and that of an artist, John Hudson, who served during the actual survey of the lake, April 3-June 28, 1850.