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TAYLOR, Zachary; SHERMAN, W.T.; et al. California and New Mexico – Message from the President of the United States Transmitting Information in Answer to a Resolution of the House of the 31st of December, 1849, on the Subject of California and New Mexico. Washington: House of Representatives, 1850. 5 3/4" H X 9" W (Octavo). 976 Pages + SIX Maps (Five folding). First Edition. Original marbled boards with leather quarter bind. Title in gold on spine. Remnants of original leather tips. Important early government printing on the transition from Territory to Statehood of California. The earliest account of American officials in New Mexico on the Indian Tribes in the state. This information includes territory, population, statistics and names of their leaders. Maps include: Map of Fort Hill, Monterey, CA; The mouth of San Francisco Bay; Lower California; Sketch of Port Escondido; Map of Oregon and Upper California; and Plan of the Route of the Expedition of Major Beall for the Relief of Wagons of Mr. FX Aubrey against the Apache Indians. Provenance: the estate of Sarah Hunter Hicks Green, formerly of Historic Devon Farm, Nashville, Tennessee. CONDITION: Overall good condition. Foxing and toning to interior. Evidence of previous insect damage to a few pages. Original maps have wear to edges and occasional closed tears. The Sketch of Gen. Riley's Route through Mining Districts is torn out, with only the upper left corner still attached.