Reports of explorations and surveys to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean /

Corporate Author: United States. Corps of Engineers
Format: Book
Published: Washington [D.C.] : B. Tucker, printer, 1855-1860
Institution: Zentralbibliothek Zürich
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Item Description: Also known as: Pacific railroad surveys
Hyphenated date in title varies: Suppl. v. 1 and v. 12: 1853-5; v. 7-11: 1853-6; v. 6: 1854-5
Vols. 1-11 were issued in the Congressional series of U.S. public documents as 33d Congress, 2d session, Senate ex. doc. 78, and also as House ex. doc. 91
Supplement to v. 1 (the material of which was published also in v. 12, book 1-2) was issued in at least three forms: "Supplement to volume I" (1859, W.A. Harris, printer), as 35th Congress, 2d session. Senate ex. doc. 46; "Volume XII, Book I[-II]" (1860, T.H. Ford, printer), as 36th Congress, 1st session. House ex. doc. 56; and, "Volume XII, Book I[-II]" (1860, T.H. Ford, printer), as 36th Congress, 1st session. Senate ex. doc. [no number]. Cf. Checklist of United States public documents
Prepared under the direct supervision of the Engineer Dept. Vols. dealing with the soil, climate, geology, botany and zoology of the regions surveyed were edited and rev. by Prof. Henry and Baird, of the Smithsonian Institution. Cf. Ingersoll, Hist. of the War Department (1879), p. 292-293
Physical Description: 12 v.