Revised map of Jefferson County, Texas : Showing land surveys, railroads and water ways.

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Map shows cities and towns, existing and proposed railroads, waterways, land tracts by number, land ownership, ferries, lighthouses, marshland, some buildings and businesses. Includes notes and dates of title patents. Insets: "Jefferson County Court House," "Beaumont, Texas," "Gladys [&] Cecil, age 12, natives of Beaumont, Texas," and "A Door to the World." Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:126,720].

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1 map : 64 x 56 cm.

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Higgins, Pattillo, b. 1863 1898.

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Map shows cities and towns, existing and proposed railroads, waterways, land tracts by number, land ownership, ferries, lighthouses, marshland, some buildings and businesses. Includes notes and dates of title patents. Insets: "Jefferson County Court House," "Beaumont, Texas," "Gladys [&] Cecil, age 12, natives of Beaumont, Texas," and "A Door to the World." Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:126,720].

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1 map : 64 x 56 cm.

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  • 1898

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  • July 26, 2012, 5:02 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Higgins, Pattillo, b. 1863. Revised map of Jefferson County, Texas : Showing land surveys, railroads and water ways., map, 1898; Beaumont. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193439/: accessed August 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.