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
|Format:||Print Book 1848|
|Availability:||Available at 1 Library 3 of 3 copies|
-- Description and travel.
United States -- Discovery and exploration.
|Publisher|| Washington :Wendell and Van Benthuysen,1848
|Other Titles|| Notes of a military reconnaissance
Ex. Doc. No. 41.
Emory, William H.
(William Hemsley), 1811-1887.
Abert, J. W. (James William), 1820-1897.
Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895.
Johnston, A. R. (Abraham Robinson), 1815?-1846.
"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; p. 541 incorrectly numbered 441.
"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. -. 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.).
CMNH copy 1 lacks Map of the Territory of New Mexico ...; is accompanied by map entitled: Military reconnaissance of the Arkansas, Rio del Norte and Rio Gila (in 2 envelopes).
614 pages : illustrations,  folded maps ; 23 cm.