Reconnaissances of routes from San Antonio de Bexar to El Paso del Norte, &c. &c. : Including the reconnaissance of Lt. W.H.C. Whiting, U.S. Engr., 1849.

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Map shows proposed and existing routes of travel taken by military expeditions across Texas along the Rio Grande, Pecos, and other rivers; between El Paso and San Antonio; between San Antonio and the Red River; between Corpus Christi and San Antonio and area near the Horsehead Crossing on the Pecos River. Also shows Native American trails, military posts, and water resources. Routes of exploration colored. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:633,600].

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1 map : col. ; 62 x 92 cm.

Creation Information

Whiting, William Henry Chase, 1824-1865 1849.

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  • P.S. Duval & Co.
    Publisher Info: P.S. Duval's Steam Lith. Press
    Place of Publication: Philadelphia

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Description

Map shows proposed and existing routes of travel taken by military expeditions across Texas along the Rio Grande, Pecos, and other rivers; between El Paso and San Antonio; between San Antonio and the Red River; between Corpus Christi and San Antonio and area near the Horsehead Crossing on the Pecos River. Also shows Native American trails, military posts, and water resources. Routes of exploration colored. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:633,600].

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1 map : col. ; 62 x 92 cm.

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In right upper margin: "Senate Ex. Doc. 1st Sess. 31st Cong. No. 64."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1849

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  • Jan. 22, 2018, 4:20 p.m.

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Whiting, William Henry Chase, 1824-1865. Reconnaissances of routes from San Antonio de Bexar to El Paso del Norte, &c. &c. : Including the reconnaissance of Lt. W.H.C. Whiting, U.S. Engr., 1849., map, 1849; Philadelphia. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193683/: accessed February 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.