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BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

BC Historical Books

Survey of the northwestern boundary of the United States, 1857-1861 Baker, Marcus, 1849-1903


"(United States. Department of the Interior. Geological Survey. Bulletin no. 174. 56th Cong., 1st sess. House. Doc. no. 748) Sources of information: p. 9-13. A history of the establishment, surveying, and marking of the northwestern land boundary. It includes as Appendix B the report of progress made on 12 November 1859 by John G. Parke, chief astronomer and surveyor (appeared as: United States. 36th Cong., 1st sess. Senate. Ex. doc. no. 16); and, as Appendix C, a letter from Archibald Campbell, a northwestern boundary commissioner, which summarizes the history of the survey (from: United States. 40th Cong., 3d sess. House. Ex. doc. no. 86)." -- Lowther, B. J., & Laing, M. (1968). A bibliography of British Columbia: Laying the foundations, 1849-1899. Victoria, BC: University of Victoria, p. 159.

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