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Corporate Author United States. Department of the Interior.

Title Report on the United States and Mexican boundary survey : made under the direction of the secretary of the Interior / by William H. Emory, major First Cavalry, and United States commissioner.

Imprint Washington : C. Wendell, printer, 1857-59.

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 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS 570.97 U582  v.2,pt.1    Available
 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS 570.97 U582  v.2,pt.2    Available
 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS 570.97 U582  v.2,pt.3    Available
 PAS Central Library Centennial Room    R PAS 570.97 U582  v.2,pt.4    Available
Description 2 v. in 3. : front., illus., plates (part col.) maps (part fold.) ; 29 cm.
Series 34th Cong., 1st sess. House. Ex doc. 135
Ex. doc. (United States. Congress. House) ; 34th Congress, 1st session, no. 135.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents v. 1, pt. 1. Personal account. General description of the country. Lower Rio Bravo. From mouth of Devil's river to El Paso del Norte. Sketch of territory acquired by treaty on Dec. 30, 1853. From the 111th meridian of longitude to the Pacific ocean; Report of Lient. Michler. Astronomical and geodetic work. Meteorology -- v. 1, pt. 2. Geological reports of Dr. C.C. Parry and assistant Arthur Schott. Notes by W.H. Emory. Paleontology and geology of the boundary, by James Hall, of Albany, N.Y. Description of cretaceous and tertiary fossils, by T.A. Conrad, esq. -- v. 2, pt. 1. Bontany of the boundary: Introduction by C.C. Parry. Botany, By John Torrey. Cactacea, by George Engelmann -- v. 2, pt. 2. Zoology of the boundary: Mammals, by S.F. Baird. Birds, by S.F. Baird. Reptiles, by S.F. Baird. Fishes, by C. Girard.
Indexed In: Stoughton, p. 23, 157.
Local Note PAS has only v. 2 (incomplete) in 4 parts: pt. 1. Botany of the boundary / by John Torrey (p. [27]-270, 61 leaves of plates) -- pt. 2. Cactceae of the boundary / by George Engelmann (78 p., 75 leaves of plates) -- pt. 3. Mammals of the boundary / by Spencer F. Baird (62 p., 27 leaves of plates) ; Birds of the boundary / by Spencer F. Baird (32 p., [25 leaves of pages are missing]) -- pt. 4. Reptiles of the boundary / by Spencer F. Baird (35 p., 41 leaves of plates) ; Ichthyology of the boundary / by Charles Girard (85 p., 41 leaves of plates)
PAS has only v. 2 (incomplete) in 4 parts: pt. 1. Botany of the boundary / by John Torrey (p. [27]-270, 61 leaves of plates) -- pt. 2. Cactceae of the boundary / by George Engelmann (78 p., 75 leaves of plates) -- pt. 3. Mammals of the boundary / by Spencer F. Baird (62 p., 27 leaves of plates) ; Birds of the boundary / by Spencer F. Baird (32 p., [25 leaves of pages are missing]) -- pt. 4. Reptiles of the boundary / by Spencer F. Baird (35 p., 41 leaves of plates) ; Ichthyology of the boundary / by Charles Girard (85 p., 41 leaves of plates)
Subject Geology -- Southwest, New.
Plants -- Southwest, New.
Animals -- Southwest, New.
United States -- Boundaries -- Mexico.
Mexico -- Boundaries -- United States.
Rio Grande (Colo.-Mexico and Tex.)
United States -- Discovery and exploration.
Added Author Emory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887.
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887.
Conrad, T. A. (Timothy Abbott), 1803-1877.
Engelmann, George, 1809-1884.
Hall, James, 1811-1898.
Parry, C. C. (Charles Christopher), 1823-1890.
Schott, Arthur, 1814-1875.
Torrey, John, 1796-1873.
Girard, Charles, 1822-1895.
Added Title United States and Mexican boundary survey
Botany of the boundary.
Cactaceae of the boundary.
Mammals of the boundary.
Birds of the boundary.
Reptiles of the boundary.
Ichthyology of the boundary.
Sudoc No. I 1.2:M 57/

 
    
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