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Collection Reference Number GLC00507.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1836 
Title Address on the subject of a surveying and exploring expedition to the Pacific Ocean and South Seas. Delivered in the Hall of Representatives on the evening of April 3, 1836
Date 3 April 1836
Author Reynolds, Jeremiah N. (1799-1858)  
Document Type Book
Content Description Published by Harper and Brothers. Inscribed "With the compliments" and signed by Reynolds. Also signed by Edward Sanford, possibly the book's owner. Concerns the Wilkes expedition, the first attempt to organize the nation behind an expedition to explore outside the continental United States.
Subjects Geography and Natural History  Frontiers and Exploration  
People Reynolds, Jeremiah N. (1799-1858)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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