Report of Lieut. Col. James H. Simpson, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., on the Union Pacific Railroad and branches, Central Pacific Railroad of California, Northern Pacific Railroad, wagon roads in the territories of Idaho, Montana, Dakota and Nebraska and the Washington Aqueduct. Made to Honorable James Harland, Secretary of the Interior, November 23, 1865. With laws relating to the Pacific Railroad. James H. Simpson, James Harlan.
Report of Lieut. Col. James H. Simpson, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., on the Union Pacific Railroad and branches, Central Pacific Railroad of California, Northern Pacific Railroad, wagon roads in the territories of Idaho, Montana, Dakota and Nebraska and the Washington Aqueduct. Made to Honorable James Harland, Secretary of the Interior, November 23, 1865. With laws relating to the Pacific Railroad
Report of Lieut. Col. James H. Simpson, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., on the Union Pacific Railroad and branches, Central Pacific Railroad of California, Northern Pacific Railroad, wagon roads in the territories of Idaho, Montana, Dakota and Nebraska and the Washington Aqueduct. Made to Honorable James Harland, Secretary of the Interior, November 23, 1865. With laws relating to the Pacific Railroad

Report of Lieut. Col. James H. Simpson, Corps of Engineers, U.S.A., on the Union Pacific Railroad and branches, Central Pacific Railroad of California, Northern Pacific Railroad, wagon roads in the territories of Idaho, Montana, Dakota and Nebraska and the Washington Aqueduct. Made to Honorable James Harland, Secretary of the Interior, November 23, 1865. With laws relating to the Pacific Railroad

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1865. 8vo, pp. [4], 161, [1]; 4 large folding lithograph maps; original printed salmon wrappers; rubberstamp of the Engineer Office, Dept. of the Interior on front wrapper, back wrapper a little chipped in the fore-margin, but in all an uncommonly fine copy. Howes S-503: "This report, dated November, includes the author's September report, On the Change of Route West from Omaha." Sabin 81356; Wagner-Camp-Becker 422e: "It also contains two earlier directives of President Lincoln, details of equipment and methods of construction, and Leland Stanford's report on the progress of the Central Pacific project." Item #58947

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