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Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory explored & opened by Capt. J.H. Simpson Topl. Engrs. U.S.A., assisted by Lieuts. J.L.K. Smith and H.S. Putnam Topl. Engrs. U.S.A. and Mr. Henry Engelmann in 1858-59 ; by authority of Hon. John B. Floyd Sec. of War; and under instructions from Bvt. Brig. Gen. A.S. Johnston U.S.A. Comdg. Dept. of Utah

Title
Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory [cartographic material] : explored & opened by Capt. J.H. Simpson Topl. Engrs. U.S.A., assisted by Lieuts. J.L.K. Smith and H.S. Putnam Topl. Engrs. U.S.A. and Mr. Henry Engelmann in 1858-59 ; by authority of Hon. John B. Floyd Sec. of War; and under instructions from Bvt. Brig. Gen. A.S. Johnston U.S.A. Comdg. Dept. of Utah / drawn by J.P. Mechlin.
Author
Mechlin, J. R. P.
Publication
  • [Washington, D.C.] : [U.S. Army, Corps of Topographical Engineers], [1860]
  • 39 & 41 Park Place : The Graphic Co., [1860]

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Additional Authors
  • Putnam, Haldimand Sumner, 1836-1863.
  • Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883.
  • Graphic Company, printer.
  • United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, publisher.
Description
1 map; 66 x 122 cm, sheet 74 x 125 cm
Uniform Title
Report of explorations across the great basin of the Territory of Utah.
Alternative Title
  • Explorations of Capt. J.H. Simpson, T.E.U.S.A. in 1859
  • Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018). US234.1.02
Subjects
Genre/Form
Maps.
Note
  • Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
  • Shows routes of Captains Stansbury, Fremont, Gunnison, and Beckwith.
  • In lower right margin: Facsimile reproduction by the Graphic Co.
  • Includes table of "Geographical positions established by Capt. Simpson."
  • "The old routes have been taken from the maps of Utah and Oregon compiled by the Burea of Top'l Eng'rs in 1858-59, and Geo. H. Goddard's map of California , compiled in 1860."
  • Also see: Report of explorations across the great basin of the territory of Utah for a direct wagon-route from Camp Floyd to Genoa, in Carson Valley, in 1859, by Captain J.H. Simpson, Washington, Govt. Printing Office, 1876.
Indexed In (note)
  • New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division
Call Number
Map Div. 17-5375
LCCN
2012586633
OCLC
780028788
Author
Mechlin, J. R. P., draughtsman.
Title
Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory [cartographic material] : explored & opened by Capt. J.H. Simpson Topl. Engrs. U.S.A., assisted by Lieuts. J.L.K. Smith and H.S. Putnam Topl. Engrs. U.S.A. and Mr. Henry Engelmann in 1858-59 ; by authority of Hon. John B. Floyd Sec. of War; and under instructions from Bvt. Brig. Gen. A.S. Johnston U.S.A. Comdg. Dept. of Utah / drawn by J.P. Mechlin.
Publisher
[Washington, D.C.] : [U.S. Army, Corps of Topographical Engineers], [1860]
Manufacturer
39 & 41 Park Place : The Graphic Co., [1860]
Cartographic Data
Scale approximately 1:970,000 (W 115°--W 109°/N 43°--N 37°).
Type of Content
cartographic image
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
Indexed In:
New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , vol. 10, page 338, column 3, row 4
Source
US234.1.02
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Place of Publication
United States District of Columbia Washington.
Added Author
Putnam, Haldimand Sumner, 1836-1863.
Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883.
Graphic Company, printer.
United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers, publisher.
Added Title
Report of explorations across the great basin of the Territory of Utah.
Research Call Number
Map Div. 17-5375 [Filed as Utah 1858-9]
Map Div. 17-5375
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