County Map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories

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Hand-colored map of the state of Texas, portions of New Mexico and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), and the surrounding areas. The visible counties of Texas and New Mexico are marked with dotted lines, labeled, and shaded in various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures). An inset in the lower left corner shows a "Plan of Galveston and Vicinity." This map was printed on pages 64 & 65 of an unknown atlas.

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1 map : hand col. ; 39 x 60 cm.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Star of the Republic Museum Objects and was provided by Star of the Republic Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 148 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Hand-colored map of the state of Texas, portions of New Mexico and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), and the surrounding areas. The visible counties of Texas and New Mexico are marked with dotted lines, labeled, and shaded in various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures).

An inset in the lower left corner shows a "Plan of Galveston and Vicinity."

This map was printed on pages 64 & 65 of an unknown atlas.

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1 map : hand col. ; 39 x 60 cm.

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Star of the Republic Museum Objects

From the Washington-on-the-Brazos State Historic Site, these items (dating from 1700s-1800s) include furniture, clothing, buttons, farm implements, china, trade tokens, arrowheads, cooking utensils, and looms.

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County map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories (Map)

County map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories

This map shows the state of Texas, portions of New Mexico and Indian Territory (present-day Oklahoma), and the surrounding areas. The visible counties of Texas, New Mexico, and "Indian Territory" are marked with dotted lines, labeled, and shaded in various colors. Cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are also marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map shows the western expansion of the Texas & Pacific Railroad from Eastland County to El Paso, the Galveston-Harrisburg & San Antonio Railroad from San Antonio to El Paso, and, the southward expansion of the International Railroad from San Antonio to Laredo. An inset in the lower left corner shows a "Plan of Galveston and Vicinity." Scale [ca. 1:3,250,000] (W 109°--W 92°/N 36°--N 27°) Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

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  • Jan. 18, 2008, 4:48 a.m.

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  • March 2, 2010, 3:25 p.m.

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County Map of the State of Texas: Showing also portions of the Adjoining States and Territories, map, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth31149/: accessed May 23, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Star of the Republic Museum.