The Army Surveys of Gold Rush California

The Army Surveys of Gold Rush California

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Collected and reproduced here for the first time, these journals and maps offer a new and unique perspective on California in the mid-nineteenth century. Derbya€™s reports and journals appear alongside those of Robert Stockton Williamson, William H. Warner, Edward O. C. Ord, Nathaniel Lyon, Henry Walton Wessells, and Erasmus Darwin Keyes. These documents offer extraordinary firsthand views of the environment, natural resources, geography, and early settlement, as well as the effects of disease on Native and white populations.Reports of Topographical Engineers, 1849a€“1851 Gary Clayton Anderson, Laura Lee Anderson ... The sketch to the above report will be handed in as soon as completed.85 Very Respectfully Etc (signed) E. O. C. Ord To Maj E. R. S. ... It is unclear as to why the second trip was made, other than to answer certain questions that came up regarding Cajon Pass. ... received from Departmental Hd Qrs. in connection with my reconnaissance of the Cajon Pass, I have the honor to reporta€” Thatanbsp;...

Title:The Army Surveys of Gold Rush California
Author:Gary Clayton Anderson, Laura Lee Anderson
Publisher:University of Oklahoma Press - 2015-04-06


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