Correct map of Texas

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Map shows "railroads in operation, railroads in course of construction, wagon roads, and county seats." Includes "explanation," text, and statistical tables. Inset: [Map of the easstern United States]. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : 43 x 40 cm., on sheet 90 x 60 cm.

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International & Great Northern Railroad [1877..1881].

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 109 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

Map shows "railroads in operation, railroads in course of construction, wagon roads, and county seats." Includes "explanation," text, and statistical tables. Inset: [Map of the easstern United States]. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map : 43 x 40 cm., on sheet 90 x 60 cm.

Notes

In upper margin: "Go to Texas and make for yourselves happy homes on the line of the International & Great Northern Railroad ..." In upper margin of sheet: "Homes in Texas on the line of the International & Gt. Northern Railroad and how to reach them." On verso: text describing various counties and settlements.

UT Arlington copy stamped "Texas & Arkansas maps, guides, land circulars, ... Henry H. Hannan, Land and Emigration Agent, Swan Creek, Ohio."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection from the University of Texas at Arlington features more than 5,000 maps that document the greater Southwest. The collection includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers.

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  • [1877..1881]

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  • 1877 - 1881

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 30, 2011, 4:26 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 22, 2015, 5:59 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

International & Great Northern Railroad. Correct map of Texas, map, [1877..1881]; [Palestine, Texas]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth193689/: accessed July 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.