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North America : Map of part of the British possessions to the West of the Rocky Mountains Great Britain. War Office. Topographical Depot


[1:1,500,000] ; (W 130 degrees - W 112 degrees / N 55 degrees - N 48 degrees)

Forts; Indians; flora and fauna; notes on temperature, terrain, Indians, etc.

Elphinstone was made 2nd Captain in April 1856, and served in the Topographical Depot from Sept. 1857 to Dec. ? 1858, when this map must have been compiled from various sources, eg. HBC records.

Mended and re-backed by a conservator.

References: PRO 381; NMC V1/600-[1869]; Javorski 40 (this copy).

In: Coolie Verner Collection, Series 1850-1859.

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