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Special List 29: List of Selected Maps of States and Territories

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440. Map of Mississippi Constructed from the Surveys in the

     General Land Office and other Documents, by John Melish. . .

     . Published by John Melish, 1819.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 24.5 x 16.5. Annotated published. County

and Indian boundaries in color. Counties, township and range

numbers, military posts, Indian lands, settlements, Indian

villages, physical features, "G1. Gaines Road," "Gel. Jacksons

Road from New Orleans to the Muscle Shoals," and "Road Made by

Order of Government from Pierre River to Nashville 383 Miles."

Map is annotated to show unexplained marks placed at intervals on

the road from Pierre River to Nashville. Map also shows parts of

adjoining States. Filed as RG 77: US 118.

441. Map of Mississippi Constructed from the Surveys in the

     General Land Office and other Documents, by John Melish. . .

     . Published by John Melish, 1819. Improved to 1820.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 25.5 x 18. Annotated published. County

and Indian boundaries in color. Counties, public land surveys,

military posts, settlements, Indian lands, Indian villages, roads

and trails. Annotated to show a few additional townships,

apparently locations of land offices, and Choctaw Boundary Line

according to cession of 1820. Map is extremely discolored. Filed

as RG 49: Old Map File, Mississippi 5.

442. [Map of] Mississippi From the Surveys in the General Land

     Office, By E. Gilman, Draughtsman . . . [1837].

     1 inch to 12 miles. 34 x 24. Published. Shows public land

surveys, Indian boundaries, and drainage features. Filed as RG

49: Special Published, Mississippi 1.

443. Map of Mississippi, Louisiana, & Arkansas Exhibiting the

     Post Offices, Post Roads, Canals, Rail Roads, &c. By David

     H. Burr (Late Topographer to the Post Office). . . . Entered

     according to the Act of Congress, July 10th, 1839.

     1 inch to 10 miles. 4 sections, 19 x 25.5. Published.

Also shows counties and parishes (in color), mileages between

post offices, township and range numbers, forts, and physical

features. Filed as RG 28: Burr Atlas, 9.

444. Diagram of the Surveying District South of Tennessee.

     [Issued by the Surveyor's Office, Jackson, Miss., Oct. 1,

     1840.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 16.5 x 14. Published. Map shows State of

Mississippi except area in northeastern portion. Shows extent and

status of public land surveys. Map includes an explanation of the

colors and symbols used to indicate the status of township

surveys. A copy of this map is published in S. Doc. 61, 26th

Cong, 2d sess., Serial 377. Filed as RG 46: 26th Cong., 2d sess.,

12. 

445. Diagram of the Surveying District South of Tennessee.

     [Issued by the Surveyor's Office, Jackson, Miss., Oct. 1,

     1840.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 17 x 14. Published. Map shows

Mississippi except the extreme northeastern portion. Shows status

of public land surveys, Indian boundaries, and names and

boundaries of land districts. (A copy of this map is published in

S. Doc. 61, 26th Cong., 2d sess.) Filed as RG 49: Special

Published, Mississippi 3.

446. Diagram of the Surveying District South of Tennessee. [n.d.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 17 x 14. Published. Map shows State of

Mississippi except area in northeastern portion. Map includes an

explanation of the colors and symbols used to indicate the status

of township surveys. Filed as RG 46: 26th Cong., 1st sess., 21.

447. Diagram of the Surveying District South of Tennessee.

     [Issued by Surveyor's Office, Jackson, Miss., Oct. 1, 1841.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 18.5 x 19. Published. Shows status of

public land surveys. Filed as RG 46: 27th Cong., 2d sess., 5.

448. No. 8 [Map of] Mississippi.

     1 inch to ca. 38 miles. 9.5 x 8. Published. Shows land

districts and locations of land offices in 1828 and 1841 and

public land offered for sale, 1828-41. 1828 land district

boundaries are shown in red. For further explanation of the map,

see S. Doc. 92, 26th Cong., 2d sess, Serial 377. (This map

without the 1828 land districts shown is filed as Mississippi 2,

Published, in RG 49.) Filed as RG 46: 26th Cong., 2d sess., 20.

449. E Diagram of the Surveying District South of Tennessee.

     [Issued by the Surveyor's Office, Jackson, Miss., Oct. 15,

     1847.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 18.5 x 12. Published. Map shows

Mississippi except the extreme northeastern portion. Shows status

of public land surveys, Indian boundaries, and names and

boundaries of land districts. Filed as RG 49: Special Published,

Mississippi 4.

450. [Published post route map of Mississippi, Louisiana, and

     Arkansas annotated to show population by race, agricultural

     production, and kinds and number of livestock. ca. 1861-65.]

     1 inch to 10 miles. 2 sections, each 44 x 34. Annotated

published. Population figures (white, free colored, and slave)

shown by county or parish. This map is believed to have been

compiled by the Census Office for the use of the Army during the

Civil War. Filed as RG 57: Geological Survey Library.

451. Sketch of the Public Surveys in the State of Mississippi.

     [Issued by the General Land Office on Oct. 2, 1866.]

     1 inch to 18 miles. 20 x 13. Published. County boundaries

are shown in color. Public surveys, county names, towns,

locations of land offices, railroad land-grant limits, land

districts, Choctaw boundary lines, and drainage. Filed as RG 49:

Special Published, Mississippi 5.

452. Hardee's Geographical, Historical, and Statistical Official

     Map of Mississippi, Embracing Portions of Arkansas,

     Louisiana, and Tennessee, From Recent Surveys and

     Investigations and Officially Compiled Under Authority From

     the State Legislature by T. S. Hardee, State Engineer, A.D.

     1872. [Approved July 12, 1872, by Governor R. C. Powers.]

     1 inch to 12 miles. 41 x 29.5. Annotated published. County

names and boundaries, land districts (in color), public land

surveys, roads, and railroad lines. Annotated to show names of

land districts. Small inset map "Railroad and Geological Map of

Mississippi." Various statistical tables. Filed as RG 49: Old Map

File, Mississippi 12.

453. [Map of the] State of Mississippi. . . . 1878. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 33.5 x 22.5. Published. County

boundaries in color. Public land surveys, towns, railroad lines,

principal rail stations, and railroad land-grant limits. Drainage

features. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Mississippi, 1878.

454. Gray's New Map of Mississippi By Frank A. Gray. . . . 

     Copyright, 1878, by O. W. Gray & Son.

     1 inch to ca. 15 miles. 31 x 18.5. Published. Counties (in

color), parts of adjoining States, railroads, canals, towns,

townships, lighthouses, and lightships. Filed as RG 77: US 373-

54.

455. [Map of the] State of Mississippi. . . . 1885. Compiled from

     the official Records of the General Land Office . . . Drawn

     by G. P. Strum. 

     1 inch to 12 miles. 33 x 21.5. Published. County boundaries,

military and naval reservations, and railroad land-grant limits

are shown in color. Also shows public land surveys, towns,

principal railroad stations, railroad lines, and physical

features. Also a black and white base map for this date. 32.5 x

22.5. Filed as RG 49: Standard Published, Mississippi, 1885.

456. Post Route Map of the State of Mississippi showing post

     offices with the intermediate distances on mail routes in

     operation on the 1st of March, 1911.

     1 inch to ca. 8 miles. 47 x 32. Published. Frequency and

types of mail service, discontinued post offices, counties,

towns, railroads, physical features, and parts of adjoining

States. Post routes in color to show frequency of service. Filed

as RG 28: State Maps, Mississippi, 1911.

457. [Map of the] State of Mississippi, Compiled from the

     official Records of the General Land Office . . . 1915. . .

     . Compiled and Drawn by A. F. Dinsmore. . . . Traced and

     Lettered by George A. Daidy.

     1 inch to 12 miles. 35 x 22.5. Published. County and bird

reservation boundaries, military and naval reservations, and

surveying districts governed by Chickasaw, Huntsville, Choctaw,

Washington, and St. Stephens meridians. Also shows township and

range numbers, towns and cities, and railroad lines. Relief is

shown in color. Also a black and white base map for this date.

Does not show surveying districts. 36 x 23. Filed as RG 49:

Standard Published, Mississippi, 1915.

458. [Map of Mississippi issued by the U.S. Geological Survey,

     1916.]

     1 inch to ca. 16 miles. 24 x 16.5. Published. County names

and boundaries, township and range numbers, towns and cities,

railroad lines, and drainage features. Also a copy of this map

reprinted in 1918. Filed as RG 57: Published State Maps,

Mississippi, 1916.

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