U.S. Corps of Topographical Engineers

 

Field Notebook, belonging to Washington Hood

made available through the courtesy of David Stack

 

Contains field notes on rivers, timber, geology, and Indians written in the latter half of 1828 while he was a Second Lieutenant with the 4th Infantry at Jefferson Barracks.  Place names mentioned include: Blue River, Canadian River, Boar Creek, Osage River, Kanzas River, M. de Sein (?), Rock Creek, Beast River, and Neosho River.  Toward the back of the book is a poem dated December, 1831.  Indian words and phrases are written on the last few pages.

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Cover to page 9

Pages 20 - 29

Pages 40 - 49

Fieldbook
page groups


Pages 70 - 79

Pages 90 - 99

Pages 110 - 119

Pages 10 - 19

Pages 30 - 39

Pages 50 - 59

Pages 60 - 69

Pages 80 - 89

Pages 100 - 109

Pages 120 - 129

 

 

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