Synopsis of the cruise of the U.S. exploring expedition during the years 1838, "39, "40, "41, & "42 to which is added a list of officers and scientific corps attached to the expedition by Charles Wilkes

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Statementdelivered before the National Institute by its Commander Charles Wilkes, on the twentieth of June, 1842
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series = CIHM/ICMH collection de microfiches -- no. 44111, CIHM/ICMH microfiche series -- no. 44111
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