Reports of explorations and surveys, to ascertain the most practicable and economical route for a railroad from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean. made under the direction of the Secretary of War, in 1853-4, according to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854, and August 5, 1854.
Explorations of Railroad Routes from the Mississippi to the Pacific. [791-801] Journals of expeditions, including descriptions of Indians; a northern route from Minnesota, along the Upper Missouri, to Washington; a central route from Missouri, across the Great Basin, to California; a southern route from the Red River, along the Rio Grande and Colorado Rivers, to southern California; a report on Indian tribes of the Southwest is included in pt. 3 (Serials 760 and 793).
Johnson's Bibliographic Reference
Serial Set Citation
California Indians - Encounters with Expeditions * Expeditions - Pacific Railroad * Great Basin Indians - Encounters with Expeditions * Northwest Coast Indians - Encounters with Expeditions * Plains Indians - Encounters with Expeditions * Plateau Indians, Encounters with Expeditions * Railroads - Pacific * Southwestern Indians - Encounters with Expeditions
House Executive Document
Congressional Document Number
H.R. Exec. Doc. No. 91, 33rd Cong., 2nd Sess. (1855)
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