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Skeleton Map Of the Territory of the United States west of the Mississippi River. Wheeler, G.M. 1873

Skeleton Map Of the Territory of the United States west of the Mississippi River. / Wheeler, G.M. / 1873
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Full Title: Skeleton Map Of the Territory of the United States west of the Mississippi River Exhibiting the Relations Existing Between Lines And Areas Of Explorations & Surveys Conducted under the auspices of the War Dept. Giving the area of the public domain lying west of the 100th Meridian Of Longitude With an index illustration of a series of Atlas Maps. Proposed to be constructed on a scale of 1 inch to 8 m. Engineer Department U.S. Army. U.S: Engineer Office, Washington D.C. Louis Nell Del. Am. Photo-lithographic Co. N.Y. (Osborne's Process) Prepared to accompany the "Preliminary & Progress Report" concerning the "Expedition of 1872 & 1873." Explorations And Surveys West Of The One-Hundredth Meridian.

Author: Wheeler, G.M.

Date: 1873

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Full David Rumsey Map Collection Catalog Record:

Author: Wheeler, G.M.

Date: 1873

Short Title: Skeleton Map Of the Territory of the United States west of the Mississippi River.

Publisher: Washington: U.S.

Type: Atlas Map

Object Height cm: 43

Object Width cm: 54

Scale 1: 6,000,000

Note: Outline map with lines of expeditions in red with surveyor and date given. Forts depicted with red flags. Areas of surveillance shown by hatches.

Reference: P1281-9.

State / Province: U.S. West

Full Title: Skeleton Map Of the Territory of the United States west of the Mississippi River Exhibiting the Relations Existing Between Lines And Areas Of Explorations & Surveys Conducted under the auspices of the War Dept. Giving the area of the public domain lying west of the 100th Meridian Of Longitude With an index illustration of a series of Atlas Maps. Proposed to be constructed on a scale of 1 inch to 8 m. Engineer Department U.S. Army. U.S: Engineer Office, Washington D.C. Louis Nell Del. Am. Photo-lithographic Co. N.Y. (Osborne's Process) Prepared to accompany the "Preliminary & Progress Report" concerning the "Expedition of 1872 & 1873." Explorations And Surveys West Of The One-Hundredth Meridian.

List No: 2738.001

Series No: 6

Engraver or Printer: Nell, Louis ; American Photo-lithographic Co.

Published In: Topographical Atlas Projected To Illustrate United States Geographical Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian Of Longitude Prosecuted In Accordance With Acts Of Congress Under The Authority Of The Honorable The Secretary Of War, And The Direction Of Brig. Genl. A.A. Humphreys, Chief Of Engineers, U.S. Army. Embracing Results Of the Different Expeditions Under The Command Of 1st Lieut. Geo. M. Wheeler, Corps Of Engineers. Julius Bien, lith. (with) Geological Atlas Projected To Illustrate Geographical Explorations And Surveys West Of The 100th Meridian Of Longitude ... Julius Bien, lith. (1876-1881)

Publication Author: Wheeler, G.M.

Publication Date: 1876

Publication Reference: P1281.

Publication Note: A collection of 135 Topographical and Geological Atlas sheets. An almost complete collection of all the Wheeler survey maps originally owned by the Salt Lake Mining Institute. I have since added maps to make it nearly a complete set, following the listing in P1281 (which lists 179 sheets). Many of the sheets in the original Salt Lake Mining Institute set have the signature of Ovando Hollister, an important figure in western mining history.

Publication List No: 2738.000

Publication Type: National Atlas

Publication Maps: 112

Publication Height cm: 49

Publication Width cm: 61

Image No: 2738001

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