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Collection Reference Number GLC05761
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1857 
Title Article upon the determination of altitudes from observations taken with the barometer...
Date 1857
Author Abbot, Henry L. (1831-1927)  
Document Type Pamphlet
Content Description Title continues "being Chapter VI and Appendix E of the Report of Lieut. Henry L. Abbot, Corps of Topographical Engineers, upon Explorations for a Railroad Route from the Sacramento Valley to the Columbia River made by Lieut. L.S. Williamson, Corps of Topographical Engineers, assisted by Lieut. Henry L. Abbot, Corps of Topographical Engineers." Presentation copy signed on cover with an inscription by Henry L. Abbot to Edwin Hale Abbot. Part of the series, "Explorations and survey for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. War Department." Original yellow covers. Printed by the Government Printing Office.
Subjects Government and Civics  Westward Expansion  Frontiers and Exploration  Science and Technology  Surveying  American West  Railroad  
People Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton) (1824-1882)  Abbot, Henry Larcom (1831-1927)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme Science, Technology, Invention; Industry; Westward Expansion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859