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  Gunn's New Map of Kansas and the Gold Mines Embracing all the Public Surveys up to the 6th Principal Meridian.
Author: Gunn, O.B. (Otis Berthoude, 1828-1901) ; Schuchman, Wm.
Date: 1859

Includes topographic features. Indicates locations of forts. Identifies Santa Fe Trail as Santa Fe Road. Shows named and unnamed roads, including Route from Missouri River to Gold Regions via Santa Fe Road, Fort Leavenworth and Santa Fe Road via Fort Riley, and Missouri River and Gold Regions via Kansas River Fort Riley and Smoky Hill Fort. Indicates Native American inhabitation. Includes illustration of portrait of George Washington which marks the Pottawattamie (sic) Reserve. Inset map: Routes from the Missouri River to the Kansas Gold Mines. Removed from Gunn's New map and hand-book of Kansas and the Gold Mines. Archaic county names and boundaries in Kansas. Shows proposed Leavenworth & Platte City Railroad and proposed Parkville & Grand River Railroad. Link to scanned image at Wichita State University Libraries - Special Collections.

Location of Original: Wichita State University Libraries - Special Collections         Call Number: Wichita State University, Special Collections, 1859-0005
Item Number: 103000              Number of images:
Keywords: Forts; Kansas gold mines; Maps; Railroads
 
 

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