Map of the State of Texas from the Lastest Authorities

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This map of Texas shows the state with all of the counties labeled and colored. The map also shows the major cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features of the state (with relief shown by hachures). There are two insets: in the upper left corner, "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and in the lower left corner "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City." Additionally, the map includes notes and statistics about the state and population from the Census of 1850. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

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1 map : col. ; 30 x 37 cm.

Creation Information

Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) 1856.

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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 112 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Description

This map of Texas shows the state with all of the counties labeled and colored. The map also shows the major cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features of the state (with relief shown by hachures). There are two insets: in the upper left corner, "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map" and in the lower left corner "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston City." Additionally, the map includes notes and statistics about the state and population from the Census of 1850. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 30 x 37 cm.

Notes

"Entered according to act of Congress, in the year 1856, by Charles Desilver, in the Clerks office of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."

In lower right margin: 25.
From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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(W 106°--W 94°/N 36°--N 26°)

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  • Call Number: 125/9 00031
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_996625
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50234

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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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  • 1856

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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  • June 15, 2015, 6:18 p.m.

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  • N:36.0, E:-94.0, S: 26.0, W:-106.0

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Young, J. H. (James Hamilton). Map of the State of Texas from the Lastest Authorities, map, 1856; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50234/: accessed June 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.