Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

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This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Counties are shaded using various colors and labeled. Cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map is annotated with notes about the locations of Indian tribes, railroads, and wild herds as well as population and other statistics from the 1850 census. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The northern, panhandle section of Texas is separated from the rest of the state and shown in an inset (upper left corner) titled "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger ... continued below

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1 map : col. ; 29 x 38 cm.

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Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L. 1855.

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Description

This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Counties are shaded using various colors and labeled. Cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map is annotated with notes about the locations of Indian tribes, railroads, and wild herds as well as population and other statistics from the 1850 census.

Scale 1:3,400,000.
Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.

The northern, panhandle section of Texas is separated from the rest of the state and shown in an inset (upper left corner) titled "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map." Additionally, an inset in the lower left corner is a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston" (with Scale 1: 600,000).

Physical Description

1 map : col. ; 29 x 38 cm.

Notes

"Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1852, by Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co. in the Clerk's office of the District court of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania."

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

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  • Call Number: 127/7 00521
  • Accession or Local Control No: UTA_835679
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth50367

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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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  • 1855

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  • Oct. 11, 2009, 12:06 a.m.

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  • April 8, 2010, 6:44 p.m.

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Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L. Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities, map, 1855; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth50367/: accessed September 26, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.