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1890 Map of the Central Mineral Region #1879
By Theo. B. Comstock, Geologist for Central Texas, 18go. Department of Agriculture,
Insurance, Statistics and History. Geological Survey of Texas. Second Annual Report,
18go. Plate II, XXI. Map shows counties, towns, passable roads, railroads (in
operation, graded, surveyed), transit lines, section lines, rivers, creeks, mountains,
gaps and camps. Photostat. Scale: 1 inch-8 miles. Size: g1/ inches x 117/ inches.
1890 Lamar County, State of Texas #1770
January, 1890
Copyright 1888 by R. M. Hall, Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas.
Map is certified by Hall's signature, April 1888. Map shows land sections by owner
and some by date of title, rivers, creeks, railroads, towns, and names of surrounding
counties. Black and white print. Scale: 1 inch--2ooo varas. Size: 411/8 inches x 27
inches.
1890 Llano County, State of Texas #1768
Map 1890
Copyright 1888 by R. M. Hall, Commissioner of the General Land Office of Texas.
Map is certified by Hall's signature. Lithography by A. Gast Bank-Note and
Lithographic Company, St. Louis and New York. Map shows land sections by
owner and number, mountains, rivers, creeks, towns, and names of surrounding
counties. Black and white print. Scale: 1 inch-2ooo varas. Size: 3os/4 inches x 42
inches.
1890 Texas, Stephenville Sheet # 1717
"Reconnaissance Map. United States Geological Survey, George Otis Smith, Director.
Henry Gannett, Chief Geographer. A. H. Thompson, Geographer in charge.
'Tiangulation by R. U. Goode. Topography by H. S. Wallace. Surveyed in 1887.
Edition of June 189o. Reprinted March 1g1o. Contour interval fifty feet." Map
shows most of Erath County; parts of the counties of Eastland, Comanche, Hamilton,
and Hood; rivers; creeks; mountains; railroads; roads; hills; elevations; and
towns; with names of adjoining published sheets in the margins. On the reverse
side is "Description of the Topographic Map of the United States" and a legend
of "Conventional Signs." Printed in three colors. Scale: 1/125,ooo or g inches-
6 miles. Size: 171/ inches x 15 inches.
1890 Texas, Stephenville Sheet #1718
"United States Geological Survey, J. W. Powell, Director. Contour interval fifty
feet." Map shows most of Erath County; parts of the counties of Eastland,
Comanche, Hood and Bosque; and includes towns; rivers; creeks; railroads; roads;
mountains; hills; and elevations. Frayed edges prevent authorities names from
being legible. Printed in three colors. Scale: 1/125,ooo or 3 inches-6 miles. Size:
171/V inches x 15 inches.
1890 Topographic Map of Trans Pecos Texas #1874
"Geological Survey of Texas. E. T. Dumble, State Geologist. W. H. von Streeruwitz,
Geologist for West Texas. R. von Wischetzky, Topographer. K. von Girsewald,

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