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Military Reconnaissance of the Arkansas Rio Del Norte and Rio Gila
Date: 1847
Publisher: Made under command of Brig. Gen. Stephen W. Kearny. Assisted from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe by Lt. J.W. Abert & W.G. Peck and from Santa Fe to San Diego on the Pacific ..
Cartographer: Emory, William H., Lt.,
Scale: 1 inch = @24 miles
Size: 76 cm x 176 cm
Type of Map: survey
Format: black & white, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 07100
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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[Publisher, cont.] ... by Lt. W.H. Warner & Mr. Norman Bestor. Made in 1846-47 with the advance guard of the "Army of the West". Covers parts of Missouri, Arkansas, West Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Shows rivers, creeks, mountains, towns, mines, wagon routes, military routes--giving dates and names of leaders, forts, camps along the routes with dates given, water holes, and Indian tribes and villages. Tables: 1) Barometric Profile of the Route from Fort Leavenworth to Camp of October 14th, the last station on the Rio del Norte; 2) Barometric Profile of the Route from the Rio del Norte and San Diego on the Pacific; 3) Table of Geographic Positions on the routes pursued by the Army of the West. This is a reproduction. Accompanying narrative text is in the manuscript collection, Old Maps of the Southwest Collection. See map 7079 for the 1857 Emory map. An original edition of the 1847 map is map number 1542. Long. 93 - 121 deg. 18 sheets, totalling 76 cm x 176 cm. Published in Emory's Maps of 1847 & 1858, Old Maps of the Southwest,Issue No. 6, Part 11, Fall, 1987. Published by L.M. Buttery, Lampasas, Texas. 4/25/89

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