Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico

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Engraved map of the United States of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Major cities are marked and the Mexican states are outlined in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are also marked, with relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:4,752,000 Near the lower-left of the page, there is a table showing distances between cities (Tabla de Distancias) and a table of statistical notes regarding size, population, etc. for each state (Tabla Estadistica). There is also an inset map in the lower-left corner titled "Carta de los Caminos &c. Desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico" (Map of the Roads ... continued below

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 79 x 110 cm.

Creation Information

White, Gallaher & White May 31, 1828.

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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 1147 times , with 7 in the last month . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • White, Gallaher & White
    Publisher Info: "Lo publican White, Gallaher y White."
    Place of Publication: New York, New York

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  • Main Title: Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico
  • Parallel Title: [Map of the United States of Mexico, 1828]
  • Added Title: Carta de los Caminos &c. Desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico

Description

Engraved map of the United States of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Major cities are marked and the Mexican states are outlined in color. Bodies of water and geographic features are also marked, with relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:4,752,000

Near the lower-left of the page, there is a table showing distances between cities (Tabla de Distancias) and a table of statistical notes regarding size, population, etc. for each state (Tabla Estadistica). There is also an inset map in the lower-left corner titled "Carta de los Caminos &c. Desde Vera Cruz y Alvarado a Méjico" (Map of the Roads etc. from Vera Cruz and Alvarado to Mexico). The inset has markings for geographic features as well as major roads and separate symbols for capitals, important cities, villages, and haciendas. Scale ca. 1:1,267,200

Physical Description

1 map : hand col. ; 79 x 110 cm.

Notes

"Entered according to Act of Congress May 31st, 1828 by White, Gallaher & White."

Full title in upper-right corner: Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico, Sugun lo organizado y definido por las varias actas del Congreso de dicha República: y construido por las mejores autoridades.

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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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  • May 31, 1828

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  • Nov. 14, 2008, 5:44 p.m.

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White, Gallaher & White. Mapa de los Estados Unidos de Méjico, map, May 31, 1828; New York, New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41376/: accessed April 25, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.