Map of Kent County

Description:

Cadastral map of Kent County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch). Shows boundaries and ownership of land, including that of several railroad companies.
Compiled and drawn by William S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry. Map is notable for its landscape drawings near the top.

Creator(s): Henry, O., 1862-1910
Location(s): United States - Texas - Kent County
Creation Date: July 1889
Partner(s):
Texas General Land Office
Collection(s):
GLO Historic County Maps
O. Henry Project
Usage:
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Creator (Draftsman):
Henry, O., 1862-1910

Draftsman and compiler

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Texas General Land Office
Place of Publication: Austin, Texas
Date(s):
  • Creation: July 1889
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Kent County
Era
The Texas Frontier, 1846-1861
The Texas Landscape
Description:

Cadastral map of Kent County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch). Shows boundaries and ownership of land, including that of several railroad companies.
Compiled and drawn by William S. Porter, later known as the short story writer O. Henry. Map is notable for its landscape drawings near the top.

Note:

Drawn by short story writer O. Henry, a General Land Office draftsman in the 1880's.

Note:

Conservation funded in 2001 with a donation from Kent County.

Physical Description:

1 map ; 70 x 52 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Panhandle Plains | manuscripts | counties | Kent County, Texas | surveys | creeks | towns | Clairmont, Texas | Jayton, Texas | mountains | Converse Mountain | rivers | Salt Fork of Brazos River | Main Fork of Brazos River | Double Mountain Fork of Brazos River | White River | county maps
Source: Historic County Maps at the Texas General Land Office
Partner:
Texas General Land Office
Collection:
GLO Historic County Maps
Collection:
O. Henry Project
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GLO_3756
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth88727
Resource Type: Map
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public
Citation:
Preferred Citation: Map of Kent County, W.S. Porter, draftsman, July, 1889. #3756. Texas General Land Office, Austin.

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Map of Kent County

Map of Kent County

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