Texas

Description

This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas with their major roads, railroads, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown by hachures). Within the state, each county is labeled and colored. In the lower left corner, there is a key as well as two insets: "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" and "Plan of Sabine Lake." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Scale ca. [1:3,850,000].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 32 x 36 cm.

Creation Information

J. H. Colton & Co. 1855.

Context

This map is part of the collection entitled: Map Collections from the University of Texas at Arlington 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 187 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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  • J. H. Colton & Co.
    Publisher Info: Published by J. H. Colton & Co. , No. 172 William St. New York
    Place of Publication: New York

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Description

This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas with their major roads, railroads, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown by hachures). Within the state, each county is labeled and colored. In the lower left corner, there is a key as well as two insets: "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" and "Plan of Sabine Lake." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Scale ca. [1:3,850,000].

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 32 x 36 cm.

Notes

Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1855, by J.H. Colton & Co.,in the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the United States, for the Southern District of New York.

In lower right margin: No. 35.
From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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(W 108°--W 93°/N 36°--N 26°)

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  • Call Number: 125/8 00035
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_881847
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50231

Collections

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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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Creation Date

  • 1855

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • June 15, 2015, 7:21 p.m.

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  • N:36.0, E:-93.0, S: 26.0, W:-108.0

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J. H. Colton & Co. Texas, map, 1855; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50231/: accessed December 15, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.