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KEELER, William J. National Map of the Territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean ... copiled from authorised explorations of Pacific Rail Road routes, public surveys and other reliable data from the departments of the Government at Washington, Washington: J. F. Gedney, 1867, large folding hand-coloured map lithographed by Gedney after N. du Bois on 30 sections mounted on linen, scale 30 miles to an inch, folding into ?later green half morocco folder with original label lettered in gilt mounted on upper cover (some staining at folds), 1207 x 1450mm.

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KEELER, William J. National Map of the Territory of the United States from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean ... copiled from authorised explorations of Pacific Rail Road routes, public surveys and other reliable data from the departments of the Government at Washington, Washington: J. F. Gedney, 1867, large folding hand-coloured map lithographed by Gedney after N. du Bois on 30 sections mounted on linen, scale 30 miles to an inch, folding into ?later green half morocco folder with original label lettered in gilt mounted on upper cover (some staining at folds), 1207 x 1450mm.

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In addition to deposits of gold, silver, copper, quicksilver, iron and coal, the map shows forts, military posts, railroads completed and railroads in progress.
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