Map of the United States, Canada, Texas & Part of Mexico: To Illustrate Olney's School Geography.

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This map shows the United States, Texas, and the surrounding areas (portions of Mexico and Canada). U.S. states and territories, as well as Texas, are shaded in various colors. Cities (with populations), Indian tribes, railroads, canals, rivers and mountains (with lengths), and other geographic features are marked on the map (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights). An "Explanation" key is under the title in the lower right corner. In the left part of the map, over a portion of Mexico, there is a table that shows "the distance from Washington to the capital or largest Town of each ... continued below

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1 map : col. ; 27 x 43 cm.

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Sherman & Smith 1844.

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This map shows the United States, Texas, and the surrounding areas (portions of Mexico and Canada). U.S. states and territories, as well as Texas, are shaded in various colors. Cities (with populations), Indian tribes, railroads, canals, rivers and mountains (with lengths), and other geographic features are marked on the map (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights). An "Explanation" key is under the title in the lower right corner. In the left part of the map, over a portion of Mexico, there is a table that shows "the distance from Washington to the capital or largest Town of each State; also the distance from each Capital or largest town to each of the others."

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Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington

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1 map : col. ; 27 x 43 cm.

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"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the Year 1844, by D.F. Robinson, in the Clerk’s office of the District Court of Connecticut."

From the Virginia Garrett Cartographic Collections.

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  • From Olney's School Atlas. 1844.

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  • Call Number: 126/7 00278
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_863754
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50284

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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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  • 1844

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Sherman & Smith. Map of the United States, Canada, Texas & Part of Mexico: To Illustrate Olney's School Geography., map, 1844; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50284/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.