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

Special List No. 29

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767. Map of Texas With Parts of the Adjoining States. Compiled by

     Stephen F. Austin. Published by H. S. Tanner . . . Engraved

     by John & Wm. W. Wart . . . Entered according to Act of

     Congress the 17th day of March, 1830.

     1 inch to ca. 25 miles. 20½ x 24½. Austin's Colony, Austin's

Grant, Dewitt's Colony, towns, roads, military posts, sites and

dates of battles, Indian villages, mines, missions, physical

features, and information about characteristics of the land, and

areas in which are found wild horses, cattle, and buffalo. Map

shows Texas and parts of adjoining Mexican States. Filed as RG

77: Ama 12.

768. Plana Mayor Del Ejercito. Plano Geografico De Tejas . . .

     por orden del Exmo Senor Gefe del Cuerpo, General do

     Division. Dn. Gabriel Valencia. Mejico, Agosto 4 de 1841.

     1 inch to 25 miles. 28½ x 24. Manuscript. Colonies,

"Concesion(s)," settlements, roads, and physical features.

Includes portion of adjoining areas in Mexico. Filed as RG 77: Q

40.

769. [Map of] Texas. Entered according to Act of Congress in the

     year 1844, by Sidney E. Morse and Samuel Breese.

     1 inch to 40 miles. 18 x 14. Published. County names and

boundaries, settlements, military posts, and roads. Filed as Ref.

Coll.: Texas, 1844.

770. Genl. Austin's Map of Texas With Parts of the Adjoining

     States. Compiled by Stephen F. Austin. Published by H. S.

     Tanner . . . 1845.

     1 inch to ca. 25 miles. 30 x 23½. Published. Counties,

grants, roads, military posts, sites and dates of battles, Indian

villages, mines, and remarks about characteristics of the land.

Map shows parts of Mexico. Pieces of the map showing Mexican

States are missing. Filed as RG 77: US 170.

771. A New & Correct Map of Texas, Compiled from the Most recent

     Surveys & Authorities to the Year 1845, By James T. D.

     Wilson, Published by R. W. Fishbourne.

     1 inch to 30 miles. 22 x 28. Published. Counties, parts of

adjoining States, Territories, and Mexico, in color. Grants and

dates of them, towns, Indian villages, roads, Chihuahua Trail,

military posts, missions, sites of battles, route of Santa Fe

Expedition in 1841, route of "the Texian Prisoners from Santa Fe

to the City of Mexico," silver mines, and physical features.

Annotated apparently to show the route of an expedition from

Presidio Rio Grande to a point on the Red River. Filed as Ref.

Coll.: Texas, 1845.

772. J. De Cordova's Map of the State of Texas. Compiled from the

     records of the General Land Office of the State by Robert

     Creuzbaur, Houston, 1849. Engraved by J. M. Atwood, New

     York.

     1 inch to 20 miles. 34½ x 32. Counties (in color),

boundaries of land districts, towns and cities, post offices,

Indian villages, trading posts, roads, forts, ferries, missions,

Fisher and Miller's Colony, and part of Fannin Land District,

which includes no designated counties. Part of a road from

Natchitoches to Presidio del Rio Grande is colored red without

explanation. Inset map shows Texas in relation to adjoining

States, Territories, and Mexico. Scale of inset map is 1 inch to

ca. 150 miles. List of land districts and of which counties they

are composed. Map signed by J. De Cordova and various officials

of the Government of Texas. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Texas, 1849.

773. J. De Cordova's Map of the State of Texas. Compiled from the

     records of the General Land Office of the State by Robert

     Creuzbaur. Revised & Corrected by Charles W. Pressler.

     Published by J. H. Colton & Co. . . . 1857.

     1 inch to 20 miles. 37 x 34½. Published. Counties (in

color), towns and cities, roads, post offices. List of land

districts and counties of which they are composed. Inset map of

area from western Texas to the Pacific Ocean, including

California and New Mexico and Utah Territories. Filed as RG 77: Q

48.

774. Map of Texas and Part of New Mexico, compiled in the Bureau

     of Topographl. Engrs. chiefly for military purposes. 1857.

     1 inch to ca. 23 miles. 35 x 40. Manuscript. Settlements,

military posts, roads and trails, explorers' routes, and physical

features. "Mail Route from California" is outlined in red. Map

includes New Mexico east of the Rio Grande River. Note in bottom

margin states "The principal Rivers, Portions of Towns &c. in the

Eastern Part of the State are sketched in from 'De Cordova's Map

of Texas.'" See entry 775. Filed as RG 77: Q 65-1.

775. Map of Texas and part of New Mexico, compiled in the Bureau

     of Topographl. Engrs. . . . 1857.

     1 inch to ca. 25 miles. 2 sections, each 36 x 18½.

Published. Shows only New Mexico east of the Rio Grande. Also

shows part of Mexico. Settlements, military posts, and roads.

Relief is shown by hachures. Filed as RG 77: Published Record

Set, 1857.

776. Pressler's Map of the State of Texas. Compiled from records

     of the General Land Office of the State and various other

     sources by Chas. M. Pressler, Principal Draftsman. Published

     by Jones, Root & Co. . . . 1858.

     1 inch to 16 miles. 4 sections, 23 x 19½, 23 x 25½, 23½ x

32, 23 x 26. Counties (in color), "Territory of Young"

(Panhandle), roads, railroads, towns, post offices, military

posts, Staked Plain (Llano Estacado), and physical features.

Table lists information about individual counties such as county

seat, date created, land district to which it belongs, and

judicial district to which it belongs. Inset maps showing

"Original Land Districts" and "Map of the Old Colonies." Filed as

RG 77: Q 94½ A.

777. Preliminary Post Route Map of the State of Texas with

     adjacent parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, and Indian Territory

     . . . by W. L. Nicholson, Topographer of P.O. Dept., 1874 .

     . . N. Peters, Photo-Lithographer . . . E. D. Boyd, del. . .

     . The mail service on this map (Jan'y 1st 1875) has been in

     many parts absent or superseded by later arrangements. [Note

     about service added in manuscript.]

     1 inch to 15 miles. 2 sections, 22 x 41 each. Frequency and

type of mail service (but no key to explain them), mileages

between post offices, counties, towns, military posts, and

railroads. Inset map of Texas west of the Pecos River. Scale 1

inch to 25 miles. Filed as RG 28: Regional Maps, Folder 3.

778. [Map of Texas by Frank A. Gray, 1875. Specimen sheet of

     atlas of the United States, being prepared.]

     1 inch to 45 miles. 28 x 21½. Published. Counties, Bexar and

Young Territories. Staked Plain (Llano Extacado), military posts,

railroads, major towns, physical features, and Indian

reservations in Indian Territory (Oklahoma). Map includes Indian

Territory, Kansas, and part of New Mexico. Filed as RG 77: US

373-61.

779. Colton's New Map of the State of Texas, The Indian

     Territory, and adjoining portions of New Mexico, Louisiana,

     and Arkansas. Compiled from the Official County Maps of the

     General Land Office, the personal reconnaissances and

     geological explorations of Prof. A. R. Roessler . . .

     Published by G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co. . . . 1876.

     1 inch to 24 miles. 32½ x 38. Counties (in color), towns,

roads, railroads, military posts, locations of mineral deposits,

Staked Plain, and physical features. Shows Indian reservations in

New Mexico and Indian Territory. Table lists population by county

for 1870. Filed as RG 77: Q 292.

780. Map of the State of Texas. Compiled from the records on file

     in the General Land Office of the State, the U.S. Coast

     Surveys, the reports of the Mexican & U.S. boundary

     commissions & topographical maps of Army officers, by Chas.

     M. Pressler & A. B. Langermann . . . 1879.

     1 inch to 16 miles. 4 sections, each 25½ x 26½. Counties (in

color), towns, roads, railroads, railroad land grants, military

posts, post offices, and physical features. Table lists counties,

county seats, areas of counties, date county was created, and

land district to which county belongs. Small pieces of map are

missing. Filed as RG 77: Q 412.

781. Post Route Map of the State of Texas, with adjacent parts of

     Louisiana, Arkansas, Indian Territory, and of the Republic

     of Mexico, showing post offices with the intermediate

     distances and mail routes in operation on the 1st of

     October, 1885. Published . . . under the direction of W. L.

     Nicholson, Topographer, P.O. Dept.

     1 inch to 15 miles. 2 sections, each 44 x 29½. Published.

Frequency and types of mail service, mileages between post

offices, discontinued post offices, counties, towns, railroads,

and physical features. Post routes in color to show frequency of

service. Inset map of "North-western portion of Texas" [in

"Panhandle"]. Scale 1 inch to 20 miles. Filed as RG 28: Regional

Maps, Folder 12.

782. History of the Geography of Texas, By Z. T. Fulmore. . . .

     Copyrighted 1897, by Z. T. Fulmore.

     Scales not indicated. 4 sections, each 34 x 26. Published.

This includes five maps of about 13 x 15 inches showing

boundaries of 1) Spanish Province of Texas, 2) Colonial Texas, 3)

Republic of Texas as claimed by Texas, Dec. 19, 1836, to Nov. 25,

1850, 4) Texas in 1835, and 5) Texas since 1850. Maps show

boundaries of counties and other civil divisions, but little

other detail. Also included is a variety of statistical

information as well as lists of public officials with their terms

of office and a brief history of Texas. Filed as Ref. Coll.:

Texas, 1897.

783. Map of Texas and parts of Adjoining Territories. Compiled by

     and under the direction of Robert T. Hill. Drawn by Henry S.

     Selden and Willard D. Johnson . . . 1899.

     1 inch to 25 miles. Contour interval 250 feet. 31 x 35½.

Counties, Indian reservations, major towns, and railroads.

Drainage in blue. Contours in brown. Map includes parts of

Oklahoma and New Mexico. Indian reservations shown are in

Oklahoma. Filed as Ref. Coll.: Texas, 1899.

See also entry 314 in Kansas.

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