Colton's new map of the state of Texas.

Description

Map shows mid-nineteenth century Texas geography, counties, settlements, railroad routes, and common roads. Insets: "Plan of the Northern Part or Panhandle of Texas," "Plan of the Great West," "Plan of Matagorda Bay," "Plan of Sabine Lake," and "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1: 2,385,000].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 40 x 62 cm., folded to 14 x 9 cm., in cover 15 x 10 cm.

Creation Information

G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co. 1871.

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Description

Map shows mid-nineteenth century Texas geography, counties, settlements, railroad routes, and common roads. Insets: "Plan of the Northern Part or Panhandle of Texas," "Plan of the Great West," "Plan of Matagorda Bay," "Plan of Sabine Lake," and "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1: 2,385,000].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 40 x 62 cm., folded to 14 x 9 cm., in cover 15 x 10 cm.

Notes

Text: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year [1855] by J.H. Colton & Co. in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York."

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1871

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  • July 8, 2012, 6:10 a.m.

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  • Sept. 14, 2012, 2:44 p.m.

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G. W. & C. B. Colton & Co. Colton's new map of the state of Texas., map, 1871; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231418/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.