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THE DRIFTLESS AREA OF THE UPPER MISSISSIPPI VALLEY

By: Chamberlin, T.C. & Salisbury, R.D.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: U.S Geological Survey: 1885

Seller ID: 004666

Condition: Very Good+


"In the midst of the great mantle of drift that overspreads the Upper Mississippi Basin there lies a drift-barren tract of about 10,000 square miles, the driftless area of Wisconsin and adjoining States. This island in the sea of drift is unique..." pp. 199-322. 6 plate maps, 5 are in color, some double-spread and one foldout. Numerous engravings. Disbound from The U.S. Geological Survey. Top page edge with black marking?- partially stamped? "Bound" in pa... View more info

Limnological Observations in the Upper Mississippi, 1921

By: Galtsoff, P.S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1924

Seller ID: 003977

Condition: Good +


From Bulletin of the Bureau of Fisheries, Vol. XXXIX. 1923-24. pp.347-438, including Bibliography. 29 tables, 19 illustrations, and a foldout map. ex-mus. stamp on front cover. Tears at top/base of spine, otherwise exterior is Very Good. Title page with ex-mus. stamp and numbers, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

SURVEY OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER, Letter from Secretary of War

By: House of Representatives

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1867

Seller ID: 004168

Condition: Very Good


Letter from Secretary of War Communicating The report of Brevet Major General J. H. Wilson on the survey and examination of the Illinois river. "His object in the survey was to obtain such specific and accurate data as to be enabled to form estimates for the improvement of the river, so that the largest boats of the Illinois and Michigan canal, and steamboats drawing four feet of water, could pass through the river to the Mississippi during the season of extreme low ... View more info

ILLINOIS AND MISSISSIPPI CANAL

By: House of Representatives

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1890

Seller ID: 005504

Condition: Very Good


Communication from the Secretary of War, transmitting a letter from the Chief of Engineers containing the final report of Capt. W. L. Marshall, Corps of Engineers, upon the location, plans, and estimates of the Illinois and Mississippi Canal in further compliance with certain provisions of the river and harbor acts of August 11, 1888. 51st Congress, 1st Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 429. Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors. June 28, 1890.... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING TO THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES THE REPORT OF THE BOARD OF ENGINEERS ON SECURITY OF THE NAVIGATION OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

By: House of Representatives

Price: $28.50

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1877

Seller ID: 005859

Condition: Very Good


Navigation of the Mississippi River. Report from War Department with information about making the Mississippi River more secure for rafts of logs and timber. 44th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Ex. Doc. No. 41. Referred to the Committee on Commerce and ordered to be printed, February 21, 1877. 67 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains on spine. Some light chipping to page edges, and some browning, but text is easily legible. ... View more info

SURVEY OF EGYPTIAN LEVEE ALONG DES MOINES RIVER AND OF WEST SIDE OF MISSISSIPPI BETWEEN ALEXANDRIA AND CANTON, MO.

By: House of Representatives

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1897

Seller ID: 006123

Condition: Good+


Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, with a Letter from the Acting Chief of Engineers, Report of a Survey of Egyptian Levee. 54th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Document No. 223. January 28, 1897--Referred to the Committee on Rivers and Harbors and ordered to be printed. 8 pp. Very large fold-out map. Disbound government document. Residue and string-tie from book remains on spine, with some small tears and holes from binding. Edges are ... View more info

NARRATIVE OF AN EXPEDITION TO THE SOURCE OF ST. PETER'S RIVER, LAKE WINNEPEEK, LAKE OF THE WOODS, &c.

By: Keating, William H., A.M. &c.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Ross & Haines, Inc.: 1959

Seller ID: 006107

Condition: Very Good+


Performed in the year 1823, by order of the Hon. J. C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Stephen H. Long, U.S.T.E. Compiled from the notes of Major Long, Messrs. Say, Keating, & Calhoun. Facsimilie reprint of the report in One Volume. Volume I: 458 pages. Volume II: 248 pages. Appendix with Vocabulary of Indian Languages. Red cloth covers with gilt lettering on spine. Light rubbing to corners, edges, and spine ends. Some small stains to page edges. ... View more info

CONSTRUCTION OF A BRIDGE ACROSS THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT OR NEAR FORT SNELLING...Letter from The Secretary of War

By: Senate

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1878

Seller ID: 004154

Condition: Very Good


An appropriation for the construction of a bridge across the Mississippi River at or near Fort Snelling, and the granting of the right of way for a public highway through said reservation. 45th Congress, 2d Session. Ex. Doc. No. 73. Famous Americans submitting their report in this document: George Washington McCrary-Secretary of War; Samuel James Renwick McMillan, Jacob Henry Stewart, Joseph Washington McClurg-Chairman Special Committee; Gouverneur Kemble Warren-Major En... View more info

REPORTS OF EXPLORATIONS AND SURVEYS, TO ASCERTAIN THE MOST PRACTICABLE AND ECONOMICAL ROUTE FOR A RAILROAD FROM THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN. MADE UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR, IN 1853-6. VOLUME X.

By: Senate

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Washington, Beverley Tucker Printer: 1859

Seller ID: 006183

Condition: Good to Good-


According to Acts of Congress of March 3, 1853, May 31, 1854 and August 5, 1854. Senate. 33d Congress, 2nd Session, Ex. Doc. No. 78. Contents of Volume X: Parts III, IV--General report upon the zoology of the several Pacific Railroad routes. Zoological Portion of the reports, by Lieutenant E.G. Beckwith; Nos. 2-5 of Part IV of the report, by Lieutenant A.W. Whipple; Zoological portion of the report, by Lieutenant J.G. Parke; Part IV of the report, by Lieutenant R.S. Wil... View more info

LETTER FROM THE SECRETARY OF WAR, TRANSMITTING, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE RIVER AND HARBOR ACT OF JUNE 14, 1880, A COMMUNICATION FROM CHIEF OF ENGINEERS, OF FEBRUARY 17, 1881, AND ACCOMPANYING COPY OF REPORT FROM CAPT. C. J. ALLEN,...

By: Senate

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1881

Seller ID: 006866

Condition: Very Good


...Corps of Engineers, Upon the Results Obtained from the Surveys and Examinations of the Season of 1880, for the Establishment of Reservoirs at the Headwaters of the Mississippi River and the Sources of Certain Streams in Wisconsin and Minnesota, including Rock River, Wisconsin and Illinois. 46th Congress, 3d Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. No. 48. February 21, 1881.--Referred to the Committee on Commerce and ordered to be printed. 66 pp. Three fold out maps. Residue from boo... View more info

REPORT OF THE SECRETARY OF WAR, COMMUNICATING REPORTS IN REFERENCE TO THE INUNDATIONS OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER

By: Senate

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1852

Seller ID: 006979

Condition: Very Good-


32d Congress, 1st Session, Senate, Ex. Doc. 2o. January 21, 1852. Read, and ordered to be printed. January 22, 1852. Ordered that three thousand additional copies be printed, three hundred of which for the Topographical Bureau. 106 pp. Disbound government document. Residue from book spine, creasing to spine edge. Light browning to pages, some foxing spots. Fold-out map is browning, last map is also browning. Overall document in VG- condition. View more info