A Report, in the form of a Journal, to the Quartermaster General, of the March of the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen to Oregon, from May 10 to October 5, 1849...[caption title]
[Washington: 1850]. pp.126-244 plus thirty-six plates (three folding). Contained in: Message of the President...to the two Houses of Congress, at the Commencement of the second session of the Thirty-First Congress...Part II.
Modern red buckram, spine gilt.
First printed view of Fort Laramie.
The Senate issue. Cross' report includes a detailed account of the Oregon Trail as it was in the first year of the great Gold Rush. The views, depicting the trail from Fort Laramie to The Dalles, seem to have been variously executed by both Ackermann of New York and Weber of Baltimore. An important report, with notable illustrations. The rest of the document contains more information relative to the Gold Rush.
Graff 4415; Howes C923; Sabin 17660; Wagner-Camp 181:3.