Making a great seaport: How the United States engineers propose securing thirty feet of water in Galveston Harbor, Texas.

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Map shows street and jetty layout for Galveston and Bolivar City; islands and shoreline for Galveston Bay. Scale not given.

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1 map and multiple views on 4 sheets ; sheets 40 x 56 cm. or smaller.

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Johnson, C. Everett 1890.

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  • Main Title: Making a great seaport: How the United States engineers propose securing thirty feet of water in Galveston Harbor, Texas.
  • Alternate Title: Map of the city of Galveston and Bolivar City.

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Map shows street and jetty layout for Galveston and Bolivar City; islands and shoreline for Galveston Bay. Scale not given.

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1 map and multiple views on 4 sheets ; sheets 40 x 56 cm. or smaller.

Notes

In upper margin: 366, May 31, 1890, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, 367. On verso: [article text and illustration] Galveston harbor -- the Beach Hotel, Galveston, Texas, 365 ; Views in the City of Galveston, Texas-from photos of H.H. Morris and sketches by a staff artist.

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

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  • 1890

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Johnson, C. Everett. Making a great seaport: How the United States engineers propose securing thirty feet of water in Galveston Harbor, Texas., map, 1890; [New York]. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth298367/: accessed September 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.