Isaac Ingalls Stevens (1818-1862). Army engineer, Brigadier General in the Union Army in the Civil War, U.S. Congressman, first Governor of the Washington Territory.
This book covers exploration and surveys of a railroad near the forty-seventh and forty-ninth parallels from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean 1853 through 1855 by Isaac I. Stevens, Governor of Washington Territory. 6 lithographed botanical plates; 2 lithographed insect plates; 6 lithographed mammal plates; 8 colored lithographic plates of birds; 11 lithographed plates of reptiles; 20 lithographed plates of fishes.