Merkel.

Description:

Plat of the town of Merkel, Texas which appears to have been part of a survey for the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The various blocks of the town are divided to show the property lines. A legal statement at the top of the page asserts that the map is an accurate representation of the town and is signed by the land commissioner for the railway company. An inset in the upper-left corner shows the Grimes County School land. Scale 1:3,600

Creator(s): Hobbs, Oscar Knox
Location(s): United States - Texas - Taylor County - Merkel
Creation Date: May 16, 1931
Partner(s):
Abilene Christian University Library
Collection(s):
Abilene Library Consortium
O.K. Hobbs Plat Book
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Creator (Draftsman):
Hobbs, Oscar Knox

O.K. Hobbs

Date(s):
  • Creation: May 16, 1931
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Taylor County - Merkel
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1934~  
Description:

Plat of the town of Merkel, Texas which appears to have been part of a survey for the Texas & Pacific Railway Company. The various blocks of the town are divided to show the property lines. A legal statement at the top of the page asserts that the map is an accurate representation of the town and is signed by the land commissioner for the railway company. An inset in the upper-left corner shows the Grimes County School land. Scale 1:3,600

Note:

"Copied from Taylor Co. Deed Records Vol. L, page 640."

"Filed for Record in Taylor County, Texas this July 31st, 1884, at 11 A.M."

Original has water damage along the bottom of the page.

Physical Description:

1 map ; 48 x 40 cm.

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Keyword(s): plats | survey maps | surveying | additions | subdivisions | cadastral maps | Texas and Pacific Railway Co.
Source: [O. K. Hobbs Plat Book], [Abilene (Tex.)] City Engineering Department, 1930
Contributor(s):
Partner:
Abilene Christian University Library
Collection:
Abilene Library Consortium
Collection:
O.K. Hobbs Plat Book
Relation (Is Part Of): ark:/67531/metapth67177
Relation (Is Version Of): ark:/67531/metapth78021
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: OKHPB_0553
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth78022
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image