Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities.

Description

Map of the state of Texas shows major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown by hachures); each of the counties is outlined and colored. Additionally, the major rail lines are marked with listings in the lower right corner. There are two insets on the map: "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" in the upper left corner and "Map of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" in the lower left corner. There is also a key and list labeled "Population &c of Texas according to the Census of 1850" on the left side ... continued below

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 30 x 38 cm.

Creation Information

Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) 1859.

Context

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  • Charles Desilver
    Publisher Info: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1856 by Charles Desilver in the Clerks office of the District Court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."
    Place of Publication: Philadephia, Pennsylvania

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Description

Map of the state of Texas shows major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown by hachures); each of the counties is outlined and colored. Additionally, the major rail lines are marked with listings in the lower right corner. There are two insets on the map: "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" in the upper left corner and "Map of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" in the lower left corner. There is also a key and list labeled "Population &c of Texas according to the Census of 1850" on the left side of the map near the middle of the page.

Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Scale 1: 3,400,000 (W 106°--W 94°/N 36°--N 26°).

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 30 x 38 cm.

Notes

In lower right margin: 25.

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • Call Number: 125/6 00027
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_996623
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50224

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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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  • 1859

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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Young, J. H. (James Hamilton). Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities., map, 1859; Philadephia, Pennsylvania. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50224/: accessed June 20, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.