Velasco, the first & only deep water port on the coast of Texas: the commercial hope of the Trans-Mississippi.

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Sheet consists of four insets: "Map of the United States, Mexico and Central America, showing the City of Velasco, at the mouth of the Brazos River, and its position with reference to the most important Cities and Transportation Routes," "Map of the City of Velasco, Brazoria Co. Texas," "View of the Jetties at the mouth of the Brazos River, Texas and of the City of Velasco and surroundings," and "Agricultural Texas, Map of Brazos Valley, Wheat, Cotton, Cattle, Corn, Iron, Coal, Timber, Sugar, Railroads, Rivers." Verso: Extensive text promoting Velasco as a private deep water port development. Relief shown pictorially ...

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4 maps : both sides : col. ; on sheet 60 x 92 cm.

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Giraud, Louis Creation Date: Unknown.

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Sheet consists of four insets: "Map of the United States, Mexico and Central America, showing the City of Velasco, at the mouth of the Brazos River, and its position with reference to the most important Cities and Transportation Routes," "Map of the City of Velasco, Brazoria Co. Texas," "View of the Jetties at the mouth of the Brazos River, Texas and of the City of Velasco and surroundings," and "Agricultural Texas, Map of Brazos Valley, Wheat, Cotton, Cattle, Corn, Iron, Coal, Timber, Sugar, Railroads, Rivers." Verso: Extensive text promoting Velasco as a private deep water port development. Relief shown pictorially and by hachures. No scale noted.

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4 maps : both sides : col. ; on sheet 60 x 92 cm.

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  • 1890 - 1899

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  • July 8, 2012, 6:10 a.m.

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  • July 6, 2015, 3:40 p.m.

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Giraud, Louis. Velasco, the first & only deep water port on the coast of Texas: the commercial hope of the Trans-Mississippi., map, Date Unknown; St. Louis, Missouri. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth231557/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.