J. De Cordova's map of the state of Texas

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Map of Texas, showing Cross Timbers, roads, German settlements, land districts, trading posts, and exploration routes, counties, rivers and cities. Includes "Reference to Land Districts" and official State of Texas seals. The map also includes an elliptical inset map of the Southwest United States and Mexico, titled "Enlarged view of Texas including adjacent lands acquired by the United States as a result of the War with Mexico, 1846-1848," in the lower-right corner. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,169,700].

Physical Description

1 map ; 83 x 77 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm., in cover 22 x 15 cm.

Creation Information

De Cordova, Jacob; Atwood, John M. & Creuzbaur, Robert 1849.

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  • Creuzbaur, Robert Compiled from the records of the General Land Office of the State by Robert Creuzbaur, Houston.

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  • Main Title: J. De Cordova's map of the state of Texas
  • Added Title: Map of the state of Texas

Description

Map of Texas, showing Cross Timbers, roads, German settlements, land districts, trading posts, and exploration routes, counties, rivers and cities. Includes "Reference to Land Districts" and official State of Texas seals. The map also includes an elliptical inset map of the Southwest United States and Mexico, titled "Enlarged view of Texas including adjacent lands acquired by the United States as a result of the War with Mexico, 1846-1848," in the lower-right corner. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,169,700].

Physical Description

1 map ; 83 x 77 cm., folded to 21 x 13 cm., in cover 22 x 15 cm.

Notes

"Entered according to Act of Congress, on the 28th day of July, 1848 by J. De Cordova, in the Clerk's Office of the United States District Court for the District of Texas."

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Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

Jesse Wallace Williams Map Collection

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  • 1849

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  • Sept. 14, 2014, 2:40 p.m.

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  • Feb. 4, 2015, 3:02 p.m.

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De Cordova, Jacob; Atwood, John M. & Creuzbaur, Robert. J. De Cordova's map of the state of Texas, map, 1849; Houston, Texas. (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth494140/: accessed April 23, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.