Topographical sketch of the southernmost point of the port of San Diego : and measurement of the marine league for determining initial point of boundary between the United States and Mexican Republic
NamesGray, A. B. (Andrew Belcher), 1820-1862 (Cartographer)Weller, John B., 1812-1875 (Creator)McGill, P. M., 1821 or 1822- (Creator)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1849 (Inferred)Place: WashingtonPublisher: U.S. Senate
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 14-7621
TopicsHarbors -- California -- San Diego (Calif.)BoundariesHarborsSan Diego Bay (Calif.)Tijuana River (Mexico and Calif.)California -- BoundariesMexico -- BoundariesUnited States -- BoundariesCaliforniaMexicoNorth America -- Tijuana River (Mexico and Calif.)United States
NotesStatement of responsibility: As surveyed by the United States Commission, John B. Weller, U,S. Commissioner, Andrew B. Gray, U.S. Surveyor ... ; projected and drawn by Andrew B. Gray (civil engineer), U.S. Surveyor ; copied by P.M. McGill, c.e., Washington, D.C.Citation/reference: Wheat, C. Transmississippi West, 616Citation/reference: Harlow, N. Maps of the Pueblo Lands of San Diego, 19Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 44 x 59 cm
DescriptionRelief shown by hachures. In upper right corner: S. Ex. Doc. no. 34, 1st Ses., 31st Con. Map depicts "Achilld's" or Argüello's rancho, Arroyo de Tia Juana, Camp Riley, Salazar's Camp, and other military camps. Also "Road from San Diego to Lower California ... followed by United States Commissioner to Serro de los Pinos, August 1849." Text between 2 author statements naming Andrew B. Gray: Agreeably to the decision of the Joint Commission of July 9th, 1849, and in conformity with the 5th article of the treaty dated at the city of Guadalupe Hidalgo, February 2nd, 1848. "Gray arrived in San Diego on June 1, 1849, as a civilian member of the U.S. Commission for Running the Boundary between the United States and the Republic of Mexico ... This official map shows the southern tip of the Bay as it related to the initial point of the new international boundary on the Pacific and the area of the Commission's operations"--Harlow.
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 893000699NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20314846Folder number: US038.4.02Series: Senate document (United States. Congress. Senate) ; 31st Congress, 1st session, no. 34Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): b7618bf0-165b-0136-3129-1760e1ebb24f
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