Sketch of Monroe HarborShowing the Extent of Repairs made in 1853 & 1854 and the Condition of the Harbor on the 30th Sept 1854. Under the Direction of Captain Howard Stansbury Corps of Topog.l Eng.rs General Superint.dt.
Lithographic map. Printed area 400 x 560mm, 15¾ x 22". Trimmed lower left for binding, splits at folds. Blind stamp of the 'Mancheste Free Library' in title.
Monroe Harbor in Chicago, with docks and the Southern Michigan & Northern Indiana Rail Road, with their freight and passenger houses, a turn table and engine house. Prepared for the 33rd Congess of the United States, who would have been funding the repair work, with a facsimile signature of Howard Stansbury, best-known for his survey of the Great Salt Lake in Utah in 1849.
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