A REPORT, IN THE FORM OF A JOURNAL, TO THE QUARTERMASTER GENERAL, OF THE MARCH OF THE REGIMENT OF MOUNTED RIFLEMEN TO OREGON, FROM MAY 10 TO OCTOBER 5, 1849...[caption title]. [Contained in:] MESSAGE OF THE PRESIDENT...TO THE TWO HOUSES OF CONGRESS, AT THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE SECOND SESSION OF THE THIRTY-FIRST CONGRESS...PART II.

[Washington. 1850]. 126-244pp. plus thirty-six plates (three folding). Modern red buckram, spine gilt. A bit of occasional light foxing on text and plates, but generally quite clean and neat. About very good. Item #WRCAM52239

The Senate issue. Cross' report includes a detailed account of the Oregon Trail as it was in the first year of the great Gold Rush. The views, depicting the trail from Fort Laramie to the Dalles, seem to have been variously executed by both Ackermann of New York and Weber of Baltimore. An important report, with notable illustrations. The rest of the document contains more information relative to the Gold Rush. GRAFF 4415. WAGNER-CAMP 181:3. HOWES C923. SABIN 17660.

Price: $1,750.00

First Printed View of Fort Laramie