Title:Robert Stockton Williamson field notes, sketch maps and diary : ms., 1849
Creator/Contributor:Williamson, R. S. (Robert Stockton), 1824-1882, creator
Record A.Ms., (July 28-Oct. 5, 1849) for U.S. Topographical Engineers' survey under command of Captain William H. Warner (killed
by Indians, Sept. 26) Exploration of the northern Sierra Nevada, chiefly along the Lassen Cut Off, for a possible railroad
route. With this: negative photostat of letter (Dec. 15, 1849) from Williamson to Colonel J.J. Abert obtained from National
Archives for handwriting comparison, Mar. 1960.
Subject:Warner, William Horace -- 1812-1849
United States. -- Army. -- Corps of Engineers.
United States -- Discovery and exploration
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.)
Lassen Cut Off (Calif.)
1 v. ( p. ; 17 cm.) and 1 portfolio.
BANC MSS C-F 179 v.2 (port.)
BANC MSS C-F 179 v.1