A Correct Map of the Seat of War in Mexico

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Map of the Seat of War in Mexico, circa 1847. The map has a written description and illustrations surrounding the land and shows topographical data.

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1 map : hand col. ; 82 x 61 cm.

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Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889 1847~.

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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 the Seat of War in Mexico, circa 1847. The map has a written description and illustrations surrounding the land and shows topographical data.

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 82 x 61 cm.

Notes

Written underneath the title on the map is, "Being a Copy of Gen. Arista's Map, taken at Resaca de la Palma, with additions and Corrections; Embellished with Diagrams of the Battles of 8th & 9th May, and Capture of Monetery, with a memorandum of forces engaged, results, &c, and Plan of Vera Cruz and Castle of San Juan de Ulua."

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

The participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. 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 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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  • 1847~

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  • Nov. 14, 2008, 5:55 p.m.

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  • March 3, 2016, 1:25 p.m.

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Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889. A Correct Map of the Seat of War in Mexico, map, 1847~; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41372/: accessed December 3, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.