Report upon the Colorado River of the West, explored in 1857 and 1858 by Lieutenant Joseph C. Ives ... under the direction of the Office of Explorations and Surveys, A.A. Humphreys, Captain Topographical Engineers, in charge. By order of the Secretary of War
Govt. Print. Off., 1861 - Nature - 366 pages
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