Notes and Documents
1874-1875 Map of the Country Scouted by Colonels #1220
McKenzie and Shafter, Captain R. P.
Wilson and Others in the Years,
1874 and 1875
"Drawn by order of General Ord commanding Department. Drawn by Alexander
L. Lucas, Draughtsman." Authorities for the longitude, latitude, and topography
are given. Map bears signature of Herman Schreiner, Captain 9th Cavalry, and
shows rivers, springs, lakes, wells, mountains, camps, trails, with dates of the
scouting parties, creeks, forts, water holes. Photostat. Original in National
Archives, Washington, D. C. Scale: 1 inch-8 miles. Size 3o1/2 inches x 411/4 inches.
1875 United States Coast Survey. Sketch Showing #1428
the Progress of the Survey on the Atlantic
Gulf of Mexico and Pacific Coast of
the United States
Map is dated 1875. It shows United States coastal area, naming states and few towns,
particularly ports; shows areas of completed triangulation, incompleted triangula-
tion, completed topography and hydrography, unsurveyed coast, off-shore sea and
deep sea soundings, rivers from coast. Insets: (i) Statistics of Field and Office
Work to 1872 Inclusive (2) Longitude Determinations Between the Atlantic and
Pacific Oceans (3) Sub Sketch Showing the Progress on the Pacific Coast of the
United States. Photostat in two parts. Original in Archives, University of Texas
Library. Scale: 3S/8 inches-oo miles. Size of each part approximately: 17 inches x
1875 Map of Llano County Showing Geology, #1524
Mineral Localities, Topography, etc....
Surveys taken from the Oficial Map of the General Land Ofice by A. R. Roessler.
Drawn by M. V. Mittendorfer, New York. Besides the items in the title the map
shows Llano River, Miller's Colony, land sections by owner, surveyors' districts,
roads. Gift of Arthur L. Carnahan. Scale: 1 inch--4ooo varas. Size: 151/ inches x so
1875 Territory Explored by Shafter #953A
The map shows towns, rivers, hills, Texas-New Mexico boundary, crossings. Photo-
stat. Size: 6 inches x 6 inches.
1875 New Map of the State of Texas as it is in 1875 #1502
Note: "Prepared expressly for Morphis' History of Texas." Published by the United
States Publishing Company, New York. Drawn, engraved, and printed by G. W.
and C. B. Colton and Company, New York. Map is from the Ferris Collection. In
printed colors the map shows counties, towns, roads, rivers, creeks, lakes, moun-
tains, Young Territory, railroads, forts, camps, academies in Indian Territory, few
wells and water holes, parts of Indian Territory, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mexico, and
New Mexico. Insets: (1) Plan of the Northern Part or Panhandle of Texas (2)
Texas State Historical Association. The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 66, July 1962 - April, 1963. Austin, Texas. The Portal to Texas History. http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth101196/. Accessed August 22, 2014.