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Horn, Hosea B. (fl. 1852) Map to Illustrate Horn's Overland Guide to California and Oregon

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04152.02 Author/Creator: Horn, Hosea B. (fl. 1852) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Map Date: 1852 Pagination: 1 map ; 34.6 x 55 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04152.02 Author/Creator: Horn, Hosea B. (fl. 1852) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Map Date: 1852 Pagination: 1 map ; 34.6 x 55 cm.

Summary of Content: Map originally attached to Horn's overland guide (housed with books, GLC 4152.01), from the U.S. Indian sub-agency, Council Bluffs, on the Missouri River, to the City of Sacramento, in California containing a table of distances, and showing all the rivers, creeks, lakes, springs, mountains, hills, camping-places, and other prominent objects, with remarks on the country, roads, timbers, grasses, curiosities, etc.; the entire route having been tracked by a road-measurer, and the distances from place to place, and from the Missouri River, accurately ascertained. With a complete and accurate map. Published by JH Colton, No. 86 Ceder Street, New York 1852. Features detailed decorative border.

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Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: American Indian HistoryTravelWestward ExpansionFrontiers and ExplorationGeography and Natural HistorySurveyingGold RushImmigration and MigrationGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Age of Jackson

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