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Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey
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Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey :made under the direction of the secretary of the Interior

Title Variants

Abbreviated: Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound.

Alternative: Report on the U. States and Mexican boundary

Alternative: Report on the United States and Mexican boundary

Alternative: United States and Mexican boundary survey

Related Titles

Series: 34th Cong., 1st sess. House. Ex doc. 135

Series: Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 34th Congress, 1st session, no. 135.

By

United States. Department of the Interior, , commissioning body
United States. Department of the Interior.

Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Conrad, T. A. (Timothy Abbott), 1803-1877
Wendell, Cornelius, 1813-1870 , publisher, printer
Emory, William H. 1811-1887
Smillie, James David, 1833-1909 , engraver
Englemann, George, 1809-1884
Girard, Charles, 1822-1895
Engelmann, George, 1809-1884 , author
Hall, James, 1811-1898
Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890
Michler, N. (Nathaniel), 1827-1881 , author
Schott, Arthur, 1814-1875
Torrey, John, 1796-1873
United States. Department of the Interior. Office of the Secretary, , commissioning body

Type

Book

Material

Published material

Publication info

Washington :C. Wendell, printer,1857-59.

Notes

Profusely illustrated with engravings, wood engravings, and lithographs.

Volume 1 has frontispiece drawn by Arthur Schott and engraved by James D. Smillie.

Also issued as: Senate executive document (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 34th Congress, 1st session, no. 108 (with imprint: Washington : A.O.P. Nicholson, printer, 1857-1859).

Contents: v. 1, part 1. | Personal account -- | General description of the country -- | Lower Rio Bravo | From mouth of Devil's River to El Paso del Norte -- | Sketch of territory acquired by treaty on Dec. 30, 1853 -- | From the 111th meridian of longitude to the Pacific Ocean -- | Report of Lieutenant Michler -- | Astronomical and geodetic work -- | Meteorology -- | v. 1, part 2. | Geological reports of Dr. C.C. Parry and assistant Arthur Schott -- | Notes by W.H. Emory -- | Palaeontology and geology of the boundary / | by James Hall -- | Description of cretaceous and tertiary fossils / | by T.A. Conrad -- | v. 2, part 1. | Botany of the boundary. | Introduction / | by C.C. Parry -- Botany / | by John Torrey -- | Cactacea / | by George Engelmann -- | v. 2, part 2. | Zoology of the boundary. | Mammals / | by S.F. Baird -- | Birds / | by S.F. Baird -- | Reptiles / | by S.F. Baird -- | Fishes / | by C. Girard.

Wagner-Camp (4th ed.), | 291, 1859

Howes, W. U.S.iana (2nd ed.), | E146

Subjects

Botany , Boundaries , Discoveries in geography , Discovery and exploration , ESTADOS UNIDOS , Geology , Mexican-American Border Region , Mexico , Natural history , New Southwest , North America , Plants , Rio Grande , Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.) , Southwest, New , United States , Zoologia , Zoology

BHL Collections

Engelmann Herbarium

Call Number

F786.U45 1857-59

Classification

570.97

Language

English

Identifiers

LCCN: 01004135
OCLC: 2338704
TL2: NEW

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5962/bhl.title.213

 

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