Synopsis of the cruise of the U.S. exploring expedition, during the years 1838, "39, "40, "41 & "42
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Published by P. Force in Washington .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

Statementdelivered before the National Institute, by its commander, Charles Wilkes, esq., on the twentieth of June 1842 ; to which is added a list of officers and scientific corps attached to the expedition.
SeriesLibrary of American civilization -- LAC 40087.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination56 p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13554887M
LC Control Number87820545
OCLC/WorldCa17641252

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