REPORT FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, COMMUNICATING...THE REPORT AND MAP OF THE ROUTE FROM FORT SMITH, ARKANSAS, TO SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, MADE BY LIEUTENANT SIMPSON.

[Washington. 1850]. 25pp. plus three (of four) folding maps. Dbd. Minor foxing and soiling. Second map only partially present. Very good. Item #WRCAM42523A

The Senate issue. The maps show the route taken by troops from Fort Smith to Santa Fe along the Canadian River in 1849 while serving as an escort for a group of California emigrants, under the command of Capt. Marcy; and details the route to Tucumcari Creek, and from Tucumcari Creek to Santa Fe. The second map, showing more details of the Fort Smith and Santa Fe route from Fort Holmes, is present but lacking a significant portion. WAGNER-CAMP 192. HOWES S500. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 640. GRAFF 3790.

Price: $300.00