Instructions to the Surveyors General of Public Lands of the United States; For Those Surveying Districts Established in and Since the Year 1850

Instructions to the Surveyors General of Public Lands of the United States; For Those Surveying Districts Established in and Since the Year 1850 : Containing Also a Manual of Instructions to Regulate the Field Operations of Deputy Surveyors

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1855 edition. Excerpt: ...Oak, 18 in. dia. bears S. 51 W. 20 links dist. A Hickory, 14 in. dia. bears S. 64 E. 42 links dist. Land gently rolling, 2d rate. Timber, Oak and Hickory; undergrowth. Oak and Hazel. 3.00 25.31 40.00 45.00 North, between sections 1 and 6, Variation 18 53'East, ' Enter stony barrens; timber scattering; bears East and West, A Blackjack, 12 in. dia Set a quartz stone, 13 in. long, 12 in. wide, and 4 in. thick, for quarter section corner, with trench, as per instructions, from which A Blackjack, 20 in. dia. bears S. 44 E. 95 links dist. No other tree convenient to mark, Leave stony barrens, bears East and West, Between Townships 25 and 26 N. R. 2 W. Willamette Meridian. Chains. 61.11 80.00 A Hickory, 10 in. dia. Here leave timber and enter prairie, bearing West and N. E. Set a granite stone, 18 in. long, 12 in. wide, and 6 inches thick, for corner to Townships 25 and 26 North, Ranges 2 and 3 West; raise a stone mound, with trench, as per instructions, Land broken and stony; too poor for cultivation, Timber, scattering and poor; Blackjack and Hickory. January 27th, 1851. From the corner to Townships 25 and 26 N. Kauges 2 and 3 West, I run East, on a random line between said Townships, the variation of my compass being 18 41' E. I set temporary half-mile and mile posts at 40.00 and 80,00 chains, At 160.09 intersected the right bank of Chickeeles river, a navigable stream, where set a temporary post; obtain the distance across the river on the line by causing my flag to be set on the left bank of the river, in said line, From the temporary post on the right bank, I run North 7 chains 63 links to a point; thence East, on an offset line, and at 30.00 chains a point North of the flag standing on the left bank of the river, set a temporary post in...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236981014
  • 9781236981011