Sketch exhibiting the routes between Fort Laramie and the Great Salt Lake from explorations by J.C. Fremont, H. Stansbury Capts. Corps of Topl. Engrs., E.G. Beckwith Lieut. 3 Art., T.F. Bryan Lieut. Topl. Engrs., and F.W. Lander Chf. Engr. 8th. Pss. Pacific Wagon Road, War Dept: Office Explorations & Surveys.

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Map shows military posts, roads and trails, settlements, and explorers' routes across western territory of the United States [consisting of modern-day] Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,000,000].

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1 map : 48 x 81 cm. on sheet 60 x 91 cm.

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United States. Office of Explorations and Surveys. 1858.

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Map shows military posts, roads and trails, settlements, and explorers' routes across western territory of the United States [consisting of modern-day] Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,000,000].

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1 map : 48 x 81 cm. on sheet 60 x 91 cm.

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UT Arlington copy has long split at left with minor loss of a few letters and small piece of border, otherwise fine. Apparently separately issued, probably in a small printing, for military use.

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United States. Office of Explorations and Surveys. Sketch exhibiting the routes between Fort Laramie and the Great Salt Lake from explorations by J.C. Fremont, H. Stansbury Capts. Corps of Topl. Engrs., E.G. Beckwith Lieut. 3 Art., T.F. Bryan Lieut. Topl. Engrs., and F.W. Lander Chf. Engr. 8th. Pss. Pacific Wagon Road, War Dept: Office Explorations & Surveys., map, 1858; Richmond. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193528/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.