Official Register of the Officers and Cadets of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New-York. June, 1850.
Register or handbook for the United States Military Academy at West Point issued in 1850.
Includes lists of cadets arranged by class and by “order of merit” or class rank and a separate roll of cadets “arranged according to merit in conduct.” Also seen are a “synopsis of the course of studies and military exercises”—military and civil engineering, infantry tactics, artillery and cavalry, chemistry, drawing (landscape) etc.—and a a list of the faculty.
This copy with a signed presentation inscription from Brevet Captain Truman Seymour, Assistant Professor of Drawing.
Description: Official Register of the Officers and Cadets of the U.S. Military Academy, West Point, New-York. June, 1850.
[New York]: J.P. Wright, Printer, (1850). 23, pp. 6¼ x 4¼ inches. Printed, self[?]-wrappers. Removed; trimmed. Presentation inscription on upper cover: “C. Wentworth 2 from T. Seymour.” A few brief emendations and corrections. Some foxing; outer leaves conjoined, though with some separation and small losses along spine; very good.