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1874 Asher and Adams' Texas, Western Portion #418 C
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1874 by Asher and Adams in the
Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D. C. In printed colors the map
shows counties, county seats, railroads, rivers. Inset: Texas, Western Portion [El
Paso and Presidio counties]. One copy. Scale: 1 inch-2o miles. Size: 16 inches x
221/4 inches.
1874 "Texas New Yorkers" Railroad Map of Texas #945
Subtitle: "Showing all Completed and Proposed Routes, with Principal Rivers,
County Boundaries and County Seats, Railroad Stations and Distances, Congres-
sional Districts, United States Military Telegraph Line and Frontier Posts. Compiled
from the latest Official Sources and published as a regular supplement to the Texas
New Yorker." Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1874 by George H.
Sweet in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D. C. The map
shows the items in the title and subtitle. Insets: (1) Connections between Texas
and East (2) Proposed Line of the International Railroad of Mexico (3) [Decora-
tive engraving of emblem symbolizing Texas' progress]. On the reverse side of the
map are (1) Outline Map of the United States exhibiting the Present and Proposed
Railroad Connections between Texas and the United States and Territories (2) The
Homestead Law (3) Population by Counties (4) Weather Table. Scale: 3 inches-oo
miles. Size: 225/4 inches x 2os4 inches.
1874 A. R. Roessler's Latest Map #1039
of the State of Texas
Subtitle: "Exhibiting Mineral and Agricultural Districts, Post Offices and Mailroutes
[sic], Railroads projected and finished, Timber, Prairie, Swamp lands, etc. etc. etc."
Authorities for the map: "Official Maps of the U. S. & Texas State General Land
Offices. Surveys & Reconnaissances of the U. S. Coast Survey, the various Railroad
Surveys, U. S. Mexican Boundary Commission Surveys, U. S. Engineer Dept. and
other authentic Materials. Compiled and Drawn by M. V. Mittendorfer, C. E."
Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1874 by A. R. Roessler in the
office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D. C. Printed by Ferdinand
Mayer, New York. Published by Ed. W. Welcke and Brother, New York. Besides
the items in the subtitle and title, the map shows counties, county seats, towns,
roads, rivers, mountains, location of Indian tribes in Indian Territory, public lands,
remarks on topography, notes on treaty cessions, part of New Mexico. Insets: (1)
Map Showing Agricultural and Varieties of Soils in the State of Texas (2) Enumer-
ation of the Principal Minerals, Rocks, Soils and Timber Varieties known to Exist
in the State of Texas Arranged According to Counties (3) Note on the General
Geology of Texas (4) General Land Office at Austin [picture] (5) State Capitol
at Austin [picture] (6) [Note of] Area of Texas. One blue on white reproduction;
one photostat. Scale: 1 inch-2o miles. Size: 381/2 inches x 42 inches. Identical in
content to Map #1687 below.
1874 A. R. Roessler's Latest Map #1687
of the State of Texas
Identical in content to Map #1039 above. Printed in colors and bound. Scale: 31/s
inches-7o miles. Size: 381/2 inches x 42 inches.

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