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Abert, John James, 1788-1863



  • Existence: September 17, 1788-January 27, 1863

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

J. D. Graham papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-1403
Overview: The papers document the military career of a topographical engineer in the nineteenth century. The collection contains correspondence, reports, maps, and data from astronomical observations created during the surveys of the Northeastern and Mexican boundaries, a review of the Mason-Dixon Line, a project to improve the Great Lakes's harbors, and a survey of the North and North West Lakes. The papers also have information on Graham's personal life as well as family members such as his son,...
Dates: 1804-1896, bulk 1848-1865