Texas.

Description

This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas, including Cross Timbers. Each of the counties is outlined and labeled. Additionally the map has towns, railroads, and battle fields marked on the map with a key in the lower left corner. Bodies of water and geographic features are also shown on the map (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights). On the back of the map is a page of illustrated text with review exercises about a map of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas (not included) and facts about the states of Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. The text starts ... continued below

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 30 x 24 cm.

Creation Information

Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893 1869.

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

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  • J. H. Colton
    Publisher Info: "Entered according to Act of Congress in the Year 1869 by J.H. Colton in the Clerks Office of the District Court of the United States for the Southern District of New York."
    Place of Publication: New York

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Description

This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas, including Cross Timbers. Each of the counties is outlined and labeled. Additionally the map has towns, railroads, and battle fields marked on the map with a key in the lower left corner. Bodies of water and geographic features are also shown on the map (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights). On the back of the map is a page of illustrated text with review exercises about a map of Mississippi, Louisiana, and Arkansas (not included) and facts about the states of Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. The text starts and continues on un-included pages. Scale 1:3623775. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 30 x 24 cm.

Notes

In upper left margin: 32.

Notes

(W 103°--W 93°/N 35°---N 26°)

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Identifier

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  • Call Number: 125/10 00040
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_995932
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50236

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

  • 1869

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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, 7:29 p.m.

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Boundaries

  • N:35.0, E:-93.0, S: 26.0, W:-103.0

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Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893. Texas., map, 1869; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50236/: accessed August 19, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.