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Western America in 1846-1847 : the original travel diary of Lieutenant J.W. Abert, who mapped New Mexico for the United States Army

Author: J W AbertJohn R GalvinLawton KennedyAlfred KennedyPaul Quentin ForsterAll authors
Publisher: 434 Post Street, San Francisco : Published by John Howell--Books, MCMLXVI [1966]
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Genre/Form: Diaries
Named Person: J W Abert; J W Abert
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J W Abert; John R Galvin; Lawton Kennedy; Alfred Kennedy; Paul Quentin Forster; Adrienne E Morgan; United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers.; John Howell Books (San Francisco, Calif.),
OCLC Number: 22
Notes: "A version of Abert's diary of 1846-47 was published as a Congressional document in 1848 [Senate Executive document no. 23 (30th Congress, 1st session) under title: Report of the Secretary of War, communicating, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report and map of the examination of New Mexico, made by Lieutenant J.W. Abert, of the Topographical Corps]"--P. 2.
"3000 copies designed and printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy, San Francisco"--Title-leaf verso.
Place of publication from title-leaf verso.
There are two unnumbered pages between p. 19 and p. 20.
"The headpieces in colour at the start of sections of the diary, and the title-page decoration, are the work of Paul Q. Forster. The key to Abert's sketch of Bent's Fort is by Adrienne Morgan."--P. [11] at beginning.
Description: [12], 116 [i.e. 118], [1] p., [16] leaves of plates (2 folded) : ill., maps ; 36 cm.
Other Titles: Report of the Secretary of War, communicating, in answer to a resolution of the Senate, a report and map of the examination of New Mexico, made by Lieutenant J.W. Abert, of the Topographical Corps.
Responsibility: with illustrations in color from his sketchbook ; edited by John Galvin.

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