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Valley of the Mud Lakes. Schumann, C.; Beckwith, Lieut. 1861

Valley of the Mud Lakes. / Schumann, C.; Beckwith, Lieut. / 1861
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Full Title: Valley of the Mud Lakes showing eighty two miles of the projected rail road line. June 14th at 9 A.M. from Mud Lake peak. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.

Author: Schumann, C.; Beckwith, Lieut.

Date: 1861

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Author: Schumann, C.; Beckwith, Lieut.

Date: 1861

Short Title: Valley of the Mud Lakes.

Publisher: Washington: A.O.P. Nicholson I-XI; T. Ford XII.

Type: View

Object Height cm: 19

Object Width cm: 76

Note: Uncolored view including the eastern base of the Sierra Nevadas and the Oregon road entering the Sierra Nevada.

Reference: WC 262.

State / Province: California

Subject: Railroad

Full Title: Valley of the Mud Lakes showing eighty two miles of the projected rail road line. June 14th at 9 A.M. from Mud Lake peak. C. Schumann from F.W. Egloffstein. Selmar Siebert's Engraving & Printing Establishment, Washington, D.C. U.S.P.R.R. Exp. & Surveys 41st Parallel. Expl. by Lieut. Beckwith. Vol. II.

List No: 0693.013

Series No: 21

Engraver or Printer: Egloffstein, F.W. ; Siebert, Selmar

Published In: Reports of Explorations and Surveys, to Ascertain the Most Practicable and Economical Route for a Railroad From the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. Made Under the Direction of the Secretary of War, In 1853-56, According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854. Volume XI. Washington: George W. Bowman, Printer. 1861. 36th Congress, 2d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc.

Publication Author: Warren, G.K.; Pacific Railroad Survey

Publication Date: 1861

Publication Reference: WC 262.

Publication Note: This Quarto issue of the report is the House issue, except for volume XI which is the Senate issue. W. Heckrotte has an unusual copy of the Warren U.S. map found in this report. It is dissected on linen and is an earlier version of the map published with the Quarto report. It has 40 authorities vs. 42 in the quarto issue map, shorter note to left of authorities, lots of plate differences, especially: nothing in Owyhee area, differences in N.M., Calif., etc. Looks like someone asked for the map before it was finished -see the Lack of ocean lines in the top half south of Gray's Harbor. In 13 volumes. Bound in full leather with "Explorations and Surveys for a Railroad to the Pacific Ocean" and the volume number on the spine in gold.

Publication List No: 0693.000

Publication Type: Exploration Book

Publication Maps: 24

Publication Height cm: 31

Publication Width cm: 25

Image No: 0693013

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