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Special Session, March, 1851. Senate. Executive No. 3


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STANSBURY, Howard. Special Session, March, 1851. Senate. Executive. No. 3. Exploration and Survey of the Valley of the Great Salt Lake of Utah, Including a Reconnoissance of a New Route through the Rocky Mountains. Printed by Order of the Senate of the United States. Phila.: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1852. 1st ed., 2nd state. 2 vols. 487 pp; 2 folding maps. Illus., maps. Head of spine chipped, corners bumped, else a very good copy in orig. blind stamped cloth. HOWES S-884. With 59 tinted plates. The separate volume has 2 large folding maps: one of the Great Salt Lake and adjacent country and the other of of a reconnoissance between Fort Leavenworth on the missouri River, and the Great Salt Lake in the Utah Territory. This state is identical to the first except for the title page. "Capt. Stansbury commanded the detachment of the Army's Topographical Engineers which was directed in 1849 to explore and report on the Great Salt Lake Basin. Of particular interest were the newly established Mormon settlements, and the routes and passes through the Rockies for emigrants and possibly a railroad." Robert H Becker, The Plains and the Rockies. Bookseller Inventory # 49903

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Title: Special Session, March, 1851. Senate. ...

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Edition: 1st Edition

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