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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.

Description: 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].
Date: 1858
Creator: United States. Office of Explorations and Surveys.

Sketch Indicating the Advancement of the Surveys of the Public Land and the Military Topographical and Geographical Surveys West of the Mississippi

Description: Map showing most of the United States, from the west coast to just east of the Mississippi River. There are various red shadings to show various land surveys of geography, public lands, and military topographical maps.
Date: 1879
Creator: Wheeler, George M. (George Montague), 1842-1905
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Sketch indicating the advancement of the surveys of the public lands and the military topographical and geographical surveys west of the Mississippi.

Description: Map shows explorers' and surveyors' routes, railroads, military sites, and Indian reservations. Includes explanatory notes, list of surveyors, and list of executive officers participating in surveys. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:3,000,000].
Date: 1879
Creator: Geographical Surveys West of the 100th Meridian (U.S.)

Sketch map of proposed army camp site at West Point, Ky.

Description: Map shows roads, railroads, bridges, towns, post offices, springs, creeks, rivers, and gas leases for Hardin County and portions of Meade and Bullitt Counties; street layout for town of West Point. Includes notes on terrain, soil, lumber, and population. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale 1:126,720 (2 miles = 1 inch).
Date: 1902
Creator: Parker, James

Sketch map of proposed army camp site at West Point, Ky.

Description: Map shows roads, railroads, bridges, towns, post offices, springs, creeks, rivers, and gas leases in Hardin County, Kentucky and portions of Meade and Bullitt counties. The street layout for the town of West Point is also indicated. Includes notes on terrain, soil, lumber, and population. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale 1:24,000.
Date: 1902
Creator: Parker, James

Sketch map of the Pan Handle of Texas.

Description: Map of late nineteenth century Texas panhandle shows counties, proposed railroad lines, existing railroad lines, land owned by the "Capital Company" [XIT Ranch], nearby public lands [Oklahoma panhandle]. Map of U.S. shows context of Texas panhandle and the states, major cities, railroads, and Dakota and "Indian Territory" in the rest of the country. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:2,000,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: James Barker & Co.

Sketch of part of the march & wagon road of Lt. Colonel Cooke from Santa Fe to the Pacific Ocean, 1846-7.

Description: Map shows locations of Cooke's camps in the American Southwest. Details include distances between points, trails, alternative routes, areas of Native American activity, mining activity, and water. Includes notes and table of distances. Relief shown by hachures and pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1848
Creator: Cooke, Philip St. George, 1809-1895

Sketch of public surveys in New Mexico.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century settlements, township grid, areas of Native American habitation, and physical features for New Mexico, and portions of Indian Territory, Texas, and Utah. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,520,640].
Date: 1856
Creator: United States Surveyor General of New Mexico.

Sketch of public surveys in New Mexico.

Description: Map shows township grid, Indian pueblos and other areas of Native American habitation, mining activity, mineral resources, trails, wagon roads, military camps, and notable physical features. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,520,640].
Date: 1860
Creator: United States. Surveyor General of New Mexico.