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Memoir of a tour to northern Mexico

MEMOIR

 

OF

 

A TOUR TO NORTHERN MEXICO

 

CONNECTED WITH COL. DONIPHAN'S EXPEDITION.

 

IN 1846 AND 1847.

 

BY A. WISLIZENUS, M. D.


 

[with a scientific appendix and three maps.]

 

January 13, 1848.— Ordered that 5,000 copies be printed for the use of the Senate, and 200 additional for Dr. Wislizenus.

 

 

WASHINGTON.
TIPPIN & STREEPER, PRINTERS.
1848.

 

In the Senate of the United States,

January 13, 1848.

The Committee on Printing, to whom were referred the resolutions submitted by Mr. Benton, viz:

"Resolved, That there be printed, for the use of the Senate,—copies of the tour, or memoir, of Dr. Wislizenus through the northern parts Mexico as physician to Col. Doniphan's column, being a history of the expedition of Col. Doniphan, with scientific observations upon the face of the country.

"Also that there be engraved, or lithographed, for the use of the Senate,—copies of the superficies map which accompanies the same; also the same number of the barometrical map of the profile of elevations above the level of the sea from St. Louis, in Missouri, on the line of march of said expedition, to Santa Fe in New Mexico, and thence by Chihuahua, the Bolson de Mapimi, Parras, Saltillo, and Monterey, to Reynosa, on the Rio Grande; also the same number of the geological map, and the same number of the table of meteorological observations, which accompany the same:

"Also, be it resolved, That—copies of the said memoir, with the accompanying maps, be printed for the use of Dr. Wislizenus:"

report, that there be printed for the use of the Senate 5,000 copies of the tour, and that there be lithographed a like number of the maps accompanying the same; also 200 copies for the use of Dr. Wislizenus.

Attest:

ASBURY DICKINS, Secretary.