[Maps from Mitchell's School and Family Geography]

Description

This map is double-sided. On the front is a map of Texas, with the state shaded in blue; most of the state is in the middle of the page, with portions of the surrounding territories at the top and bottom. In the upper left corner, there is an inset showing "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and a second inset in the lower left corner has a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City" which has a different scale. The map includes major cities, roads, and geographic levels (relief shown with hachures). All of the counties ... continued below

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 27 x 43 cm., or smaller.

Creation Information

Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) 1858.

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  • S. Augustus Mitchell
    Publisher Info: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
    Place of Publication: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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  • Main Title: [Maps from Mitchell's School and Family Geography]
  • Added Title: No. 12 Map of the State of Texas: Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's School and Family Geography
  • Added Title: [No. 13 Map of the Chief Part of the Western States Including Western Virginia]

Description

This map is double-sided. On the front is a map of Texas, with the state shaded in blue; most of the state is in the middle of the page, with portions of the surrounding territories at the top and bottom. In the upper left corner, there is an inset showing "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and a second inset in the lower left corner has a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City" which has a different scale. The map includes major cities, roads, and geographic levels (relief shown with hachures). All of the counties are drawn in and labeled.

The back side of the map shows all of the major roads, railroads, cities, and counties of Iowa, Missouri, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Each state is shaded in a different color. Some portions of surrounding states are visible around the edges of the map.

Scale [ca. 1:5,000,000] (W 103°--W 93°/N 34° --N 26°).
Scale [ca.1: 3,200,000] (W 93°--W 82°/N 48° --N 42°).
Scale [ca.1: 3,200,000] (W 96° --W 80°/N 43° --N 37°).

Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich.

Physical Description

3 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, col. ; 27 x 43 cm., or smaller.

Notes

"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1858, by S. Augustus Mitchell in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the eastern district of Pennsylvania."

This map is a partial copy of 125/8 00036; this copy is missing Map No. 14 and the second half of Map No. 13
From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 125/4 00019
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_1393953
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50221

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Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington

Funded by a National Endowment for the Humanities "We the People" grant, this collection showcases maps from the Gulf Coast region and the greater Southwest.

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  • 1858

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Young, J. H. (James Hamilton). [Maps from Mitchell's School and Family Geography], map, 1858; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50221/: accessed June 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.