> Exactly. I don't fault him for not knowing the roads intimatelyHow was local topographic information disseminated?
IIRC, while campaigning, the AotP send out squads every day to glean
local information and then the mapmakers worked all night compiling
maps which were *photographed* in the morning for daily use.
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, GnrlJEJohnston@a... wrote:
> ...Lewis Cass (first governor ofHe was also a general in the war of 1812, Secretary of War under
> Michigan I believe)...
Jackson, Secretary of State under Buchanan [until he resigned during
the secession crisis] and the Democratic Party's Presidential
Candidate in 1848 (lost to Taylor), in addition to a bunch of other
sutff (amassador, congressman, senator)