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Burr, David H., 1803-1875



  • Existence: 1803-08 - 1875

David Burr was an American cartographer, surveyor and topographer. He served in several positions for the United States government, as the official topographer for the United States Post Office Department.

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Map illustrating the plan of the defences of the Western Frontier, as proposed by Major General Gaines…, 1838-02-28

 Item — map-case: 4, drawer: 8, map: 43
Identifier: 1500.
Scope and Contents Map shows post removal tribal locations, proposed and extant forts extending from Galveston to Lake Superior, from the Mississippi River to the National Boundary.
Scale: 1” = 50 miles
Dates: 1838-02-28