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Collection Reference Number GLC04249
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1858 
Title Report on the United States and Mexican boundary Survey...
Date 1857-1859
Author Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) (1811-1887)  
Document Type Book
Content Description House Executive Document no. 135 (25th Congress, 1st Session). Two volumes printed in three, with 5 maps and charts, 346 plates and numerous lithographic illustrations. Report commissioned by the Secretary of Interior; survey conducted by William H. Emory. Includes wood cuts and wood engravings in text and inserted engraved and lithographed plates. Subjects of the lithographed plates include flora, fauna and native inhabitants. Contents: Vol. 1: Geographical reports, with views or places and native Americans. -- Vol. 2: Botany of the boundary. -- Vol. 3: Zoology of the boundary. References: Basic Texas Books 57; Howes E146; Raines p. 76; Plains & Rockies 4: 291. (See also his explorations in New Mexico and California 1848, Executive Doc. no. 41, GLC 267.111.)
Subjects Texas  Mexican War  Boundary or Property Dispute  Surveying  Latin and South America  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Geography and Natural History  American Indian History  
People Emory, William H. (William Hemsley) (1811-1887)  
Place written Washington, D.C.
Theme The Mexican War; Government & Politics; Foreign Affairs; Native Americans; Science, Technology, Invention
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859