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Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory

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Map of wagon routes in Utah Territory, explored and opened by Capt. J. H. Simpson, assisted by Lieuts. J. L. K. Smith and H. S. Putnam, and Mr. Henry Engelmann 1m 1858-59 by authority of Hon. John B. Floyd, Secretary of War, and under instructions from Bvt. Brig. Gen. A. S. Johnston, United States Army Corps of Topographical Engineers. Drawn by J. P. Mechlin. Scale: 1: 1,000,000. Includes a table of geographical positions established by Capt. Simpson. The Southeast corner of Utah is blank on the map and is simply described as unexplored. This map was a fold-out in the book, Report of explorations across the great basin of the territory of Utah for a direct wagon-route from Camp Floyd to Genoa, in Carson Valley, in 1859, by Captain J. H. Simpson, Washington, Govt. Printing Office, 1876.

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