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Plan of Matagorda Bay (3) Texas as it was in 1835 under Mexican Rule [Texas is
called New Phillippines] (4) Plan of Galveston Bay (5) Plan of Sabine Lake.
Scale: g inches-ioo miles. Size: xg inches x 26 inches.
1875-1876 Map of Parts of Texas, Mexico and #953
New Mexico Scouted by Lieutenant
Colonel W. R. Shafter, 24th Infantry
The map shows roads, trails of columns, trails of detachments, trail following road,
supposed lakes, water courses, ravines, good water, water barely serviceable, water
entirely unserviceable, mountains, towns, forts. Map is endorsed by James F.
Gregory, Captain of Engineers, September 14, 1877. Photostat. Original in the
Records of the War Department, Office of the Adjutant General, National Archives,
Washington, D. C. Scale: 41/4 inches-5o miles. Size: 19V1/ inches x 15/4.
1876 Plan of Fort Elliott - formerly Known #1669
as Sweetwater, Texas
Note: "This tracing was furnished May 15/76 by Lieutenant Wm. Williams. ... "
Map shows structures in the fort. Photograph. Size: 11s/ inches x los3 inches.
1876 Map of Karnes County, State of Texas #1566
Subtitle: "Exhibiting the Extent of Public Surveys of the General Land Office at
Austin, Showing also Geology, Mineral Localities and other important details care-
fully selected from authentic sources. Revised and corrected up to August 1, 1876,
by A. R. Roessler, Civil and Mining Engineer, Published by the Texas Land and
Immigration Co., N. Y." Besides the items in the title the map shows land
sections by owner, towns, roads, rivers, creeks, county seats, names of surrounding
counties. Information on the map includes notes on population, area, description
of soil, geology, general information. Photostat. Scale: 1 inch-4ooo varas. Size: 91/2
inches x 121/4 inches.
1876 Colton's Map of Texas #375
Note: "Prepared for Burke & Vasmer's Texas Rural Almanac 1876." Drawn, en-
graved, and printed by G. W. & C. B. Colton and Company, New York. Entered
according to Act of Congress in the year 1855 by J. H. Colton and Company in the
Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District
of New York. The map shows rivers, mountains, railroads, roads, cities, county
towns, villages, post offices, topography. Insets: (1) Plan of Galveston Bay, United
States Coast Survey (2) Plan of Sabine Lake. Soundings given in both insets. Scale:
15/8 inches-loo miles. Size: 131/ inches x 151/4 inches.
1876 Revised Map of the State of Texas #382
Published by the Houston and Texas Central Railroad, compiled from the official
county maps of the General Lard Office of the State of Texas and from actual
surveys, 1876. Rand, McNally and Company, Map Engravers, Chicago. In printed
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 January 27, 2015.