Colonists' and emigrants' route to Texas.

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Map shows pictorial representation of Texas cities, towns, and military posts in European fashion [as if built on a hill]; roads, railroads, steam ship lines into Galveston, "International Overland Route," and rivers; not to scale. Insets: [Map of the eastern half of the United States] and "Pictures of Productions on the International & Great Northern Railroad." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

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1 map ; 37 x 45 cm. on sheet 39 x 63 cm.

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Rand McNally and Company 1878.

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  • Main Title: Colonists' and emigrants' route to Texas.
  • Alternate Title: Panel title: Short line to Texas is via the I & G.N.R.R

Description

Map shows pictorial representation of Texas cities, towns, and military posts in European fashion [as if built on a hill]; roads, railroads, steam ship lines into Galveston, "International Overland Route," and rivers; not to scale. Insets: [Map of the eastern half of the United States] and "Pictures of Productions on the International & Great Northern Railroad." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.

Physical Description

1 map ; 37 x 45 cm. on sheet 39 x 63 cm.

Notes

UT - Arlington copy is stamped "Texas & Arkansas Maps, Guides, Land Circulars...Henry H. Hannan, Land and Emigration Agent..."

On verso: Twelve panels of text, descriptive text, advertisements, and timetables with illustrations titled "Episcopal Church, Palestine," "Buffalo Bayou Bridge, at Houston-I.&G.N.R.R.," "Trinity River Bridge-Brazos Division, International & Great Northern R.R.," "[Immigrants Home] at Palestine, Tex.," and "Austin, Tex."

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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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  • 1878

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  • July 8, 2015, 6:41 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Rand McNally and Company. Colonists' and emigrants' route to Texas., map, 1878; Chicago, Illinois. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth252111/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.