9" x 5.5". 68pp. Disbound, a few pages bumped at the top corner, else near fine condition. With a 24" x 45" folding map entitled "Outline Map of North Eastern Asia and the Asiatic Islands of the North Pacific Ocean." Also with a 9" x 12" folding map entitled "Isthmus of Nicaragua." The maps are in nice condition. Written as a letter to President James K. Polk; Issued as Senate report no. 80, 30th Congress, 1st session. With discussion of the Russian fur trade, Russian overland trade with China, tea, American whaling activity, Manchurian government and the Amur river, the island of Tarakay, or Saghalien, steam communication with China, trade with India and central Asia, Chinese immigration of agricultural laborers to California, Railroad from the Mississippi to the Bay of San Francisco, the proposal of building a ship canal from the Atlantic to the Pacific through Central America, the Aleutian Islands, Bookseller Inventory #
Title: Memoir, Geographical, Political, and ...
Publisher: Tippin & Streeper printers
Publication Date: 1848
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