This collection contains a letter from John James Abert to C.F. Mercer, written 1836 January 5; and an undated, unsigned biographic
note on John James Abert.
John James Abert (September 17, 1788 – January 27, 1863) was a United States soldier. He headed the Corps of Topographical
Engineers for 32 years, during which time he organized the mapping of the American West.
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