Map of Texas, Compiled from Surveys in 1839

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Map of Texas compiled from surveys in 1839. Topographical data and bodies of water are included.

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Engraved transfer lithograph on paper, hand colored : 67 in. x 85 cm.

Creation Information

Hunt, Richard S. and Randel, Jesse F. 1839.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and one other and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 376 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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University of Texas at Arlington Library

The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries contributes a large collection of maps, photographs, books, and letters to several collections, including German Immigration to Texas, Humanities Texas Grant, and Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures. They also provide select items for the Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary collection.

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Map of Texas compiled from surveys in 1839. Topographical data and bodies of water are included.

Physical Description

Engraved transfer lithograph on paper, hand colored : 67 in. x 85 cm.

Notes

Beneath the title it reads, "Compiled from Surveys on Record in the General Land Office of the Republic to the year 1839, by Richard S. Hunt and Jesse F. Randel."

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect on the rich and storied history of Fort Worth. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

This map collection contains more than 5,000 maps. While containing maps of all parts of the world, it emphasizes the Gulf Coast region and the Greater Southwest. It includes maps dating from 1493 to the present and features noted cartographers. Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant.

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  • 1839

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  • Nov. 14, 2008, 6:31 p.m.

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  • Oct. 13, 2014, 2:39 p.m.

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Hunt, Richard S. and Randel, Jesse F. Map of Texas, Compiled from Surveys in 1839, map, 1839; New York, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41362/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.