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 County: Galveston County, TX
 Year: 1855
 Collection: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington
Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

Date: 1855
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L.
Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Counties are shaded using various colors and labeled. Cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map is annotated with notes about the locations of Indian tribes, railroads, and wild herds as well as population and other statistics from the 1850 census. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The northern, panhandle section of Texas is separated from the rest of the state and shown in an inset (upper left corner) titled "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map." Additionally, an inset in the lower left corner is a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston" (with Scale 1: 600,000).
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
United States Coast Survey : Sketch I, showing the progress of the survey in section no. 9 from 1848 to 55.

United States Coast Survey : Sketch I, showing the progress of the survey in section no. 9 from 1848 to 55.

Date: 1855
Creator: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867
Description: Map shows Texas coast from the mouth of the Sabine River to northern tip of unlabeled Matagorda Island; Sabine Lake, Galveston Bay, Matagorda Bay, towns used for triangulation, and areas of completed mapping by sheet number and date. Inset: "Mouth of the Rio Grande. Sub-sketch showing the progress of the Survey of Rio Grande and vicinity 1853 & 1854." Includes legend. Scale [ca. 1:600,000] and [ca. 1: 400,000].
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