Printed map. "Drawn by Thos. Devine, by Order of the Honble. Joseph Cauchon, Commr. of Crown Lands. Toronto. March 1857." "Ordered by the House of Commons, to be printed, 31st. July & 11th. August 1857." Includes 4 insets: Profile of route for Pacific Railroad, from St. Pauls, Mississippi River, to Puget Sound, No. I.; From mouth of Kansas River, to Fort Vancouver, Columbia River, No. II.; From Council Bluff, Missouri River, to San Francisco, Pacific Ocean, No. III.; and, From Westport to the River Savier Utah, No. IV. Includes statistical data and text. In upper right margin, "Select Committee--on the Hudson's Bay Company." In lower margin, "Nos. 224. 260. (Sess. 2)".
Described in Catalogue of the National Map Collection, Public Archives of Canada, H3/1100-1857, v. 10, p. 729: "In Great Britain, House of Commons. Reports from committees. Hudson's Bay Co. 1857. v.15. ... A reduction of most of Devine's large map." Described in Winearls' Mapping Upper Canada 1780-1867, entry 882, p. 211: "A reduced version of the large map showing the same information and the coloured geological formations; accompanies Great Britain House of Commons Report from the Select Committee on the Hudson's Bay Company...1857 (HCPP 1857 (II) XV, 572-6." Donated by Hamilton Public Library, Special Collections, April 2000.
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