The city of St. Louis, Missouri.

The city of St. Louis, Missouri.

Date: [between 1856 and 1876]
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Description: Map shows street names, wards, railroads, parks, cemeteries, public institutions, some buildings and businesses. Scale [ca. 1:26,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Mexico

Mexico

Date: 1855
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
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United States of America.

United States of America.

Date: 1858
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Description: This map shows the United States with several sections (showing the slopes and basins) shaded in different colors and various information marked in. Major mountain peaks (with relief shown by spot heights) and rivers are marked on the map and labeled. According to the "Explanations" in the lower right corner, there are also markings for annual temperature, chief productions, and various metal deposits. An inset in the lower left corner is labeled "Hyetal or Rain Chart of the United States" and states, "The figures give the Average annual precipitation in inches." Scale 1:14,495,000 (W 129⁰--W 65⁰/N 48⁰--N 22⁰). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Texas

Texas

Date: 1855
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas with their major roads, railroads, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown by hachures). Within the state, each county is labeled and colored. In the lower left corner, there is a key as well as two insets: "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" and "Plan of Sabine Lake." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Scale ca. [1:3,850,000] (W 108⁰--W 93⁰/N 36⁰--N 26⁰)
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Map of part of the state of Texas

Map of part of the state of Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Description: Map of a portion of southern Texas showing major cities, county lines, bodies of water, and other geographic landforms (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:4,000,000] (W 102⁰--W 93⁰ /N 34⁰--N 28⁰)
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North America

North America

Date: 1858
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Description: This map shows North America and surrounding areas, including Canada (labeled "British Possessions"), the United States, and Mexico, and Central America. Bodies of water, ocean currents, and geographic features are marked and labeled (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights). There are notes in various places around the map regarding mountains, temperatures, national products, and natural mineral deposits. There are several graphic profiles of North America at the bottom of the map. Scale 1:25,344,000
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Colton's Florida.

Colton's Florida.

Date: 1860
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Description: Map shows township grid, counties, areas of Native American habitation, major swamps and lakes, common roads, railroads, military posts, and proposed canal routes. Inset: "Plan of the Florida Keys." Scale [ca. 1:2,218,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Colton's Louisiana.

Colton's Louisiana.

Date: 1861
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Louisiana railroads, roads, counties/parishes, township grid, cities, towns, swamps, and notable physical features. Scale [ca. 1:1,650,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Colton's Mississippi.

Colton's Mississippi.

Date: 1860
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Mississippi township grid, counties, towns, roads, and railroads. Scale [ca. 1:1,550,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
Colton's Arkansas.

Colton's Arkansas.

Date: 1860
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Arkansas counties, railroads, township grid, roads, cities, towns, swamps, and notable physical features. Includes explanation. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,010,000].
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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