Notes and Documents
1881 Map of the Davis and Hernandez Leagues #938
Surveyed by E. S. Winsor, 1881. Map shows Bickfords Ranch, Old McGrew Ferry
and Musquit Landing, and the land in the title. Photostat. Scale: 1 inch-lgoo 8/10
varas. Size: 1284 inches x 151/ inches.
1881 Map of De Witt County #1826
Copyright 1881 by W. C. Walsh, Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas.
Map is certified by Walsh's signature. Lithography by A. Gast and Company, St.
Louis. Map shows land sections by owner and some by number or date of title,
rivers, towns, creeks, railroads, and names of surrounding counties. Black and white
print. Scale: 1 inch-4ooo varas. Size: 221/ inches x 255/ inches.
1881 Birds Eye View of New Braunfels, #1889
Comal County Texas 1881
Drawn by Augustus Koch. This picture type map shows streets by name, residences,
public buildings with accompanying indices. Size: 181/ inches x 28 inches.
1881 Map of the Southwest #1592
Published by the Southwestern Immigration Company, Austin, Texas. In printed
colors the map shows counties, towns, railroads, rivers, mountains, lakes, roads,
creeks, location of Indian tribes, forts, camps, academies, and a list of the officers
of the Southwestern Immigration Company: Wm. W. Lang, President, B. G. Duval,
Secretary, J. N. Victor, Eastern Manager. Insets: (1) Statistics of Louisiana (2)
Statistics of Texas (3) Statistics of Arkansas. One copy and three photostats. Scale:
2 inches-oo miles. Size: 25/4 inches x 257/ inches.
1881 The Railroad System of Texas #383
on September 1, 1881
Compiled for the Galveston News by A. B. Langermann. Published by Rand,
McNally and Company, Map Publishers and Engravers, Chicago. Map shows towns
and cities along the railroad lines, state boundaries, rivers. Notation on the margin:
"1634 miles of railroad completed during year ending August 81, 1881-4389 miles
now in operation in the state." Scale: 1 inch-32 miles. Size: 19 inches x 1g inches.
1882 Map of the Republic of Mexico #1027
Revised and corrected by Lorenzo Castro, Drawn by Theodore Gentilz. Printed by
Thompson and Moreau. Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1882 in
the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D. C. Map appears in Lorenzo
Castro, The Republic of Mexico in z882 with Revised and Corrected Map (New
York, 1882). Map shows capitals of states, important towns, inferior towns, haciendes
ranchos, watering places, mail stations, mines, bishoprics and archbishoprics, ports
of entry, coasting harbors, wagon roads, horse roads, railroads, unfinished railroads,
boundaries of states, rivers, and mountains. Texas is included. Insets: (1) Statistics
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 July 8, 2015.