Swisher County

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Cadastral map of Swisher County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Several features are marked including the center of the county and some notes are made in color. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).

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1 ms. map : laminated ; 54 x 48 cm.

Creation Information

Stakemann, Max April 1879.

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This map is part of the collection entitled: GLO Historic County Maps and was provided by Texas General Land Office to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 60 times . More information about this map can be viewed below.

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Texas General Land Office

The Texas General Land Office contributes items from their Historic County Map Collection, ca. 1838-1939 ( 926 maps), Lorenzo de Zavala Online (13 items), and the O. Henry Collection (11 items). The historic county maps are cadastral (land ownership) maps, showing original surveys, usually made by virtue of a land grant, within a particular county in Texas. In Lorenzo de Zavala Online, see the Expediente of de Zavala's 1829 colonization contract, as well as correspondence to or from Jose Angel Navarro, Jose Domingo Ugartechea, Jose Maria Falcon, Martin Perfecto de Cos, Stephen F. Austin, Manuel de Mier y Teran, and Ramon Musquiz. As part of the O. Henry Collection, the General Land Office contributes maps drawn and signed by O. Henry, administrative records, newspaper clippings, a written account, and a land grant records.

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Description

Cadastral map of Swisher County, Texas in the Panhandle Plains region. Several features are marked including the center of the county and some notes are made in color. Scale [ca. 1:133,334] (4000 varas per inch).

Physical Description

1 ms. map : laminated ; 54 x 48 cm.

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GLO Historic County Maps

The Texas General Land Office contributes Historic County Maps from its earliest collections. The maps are cadastral maps, showing original surveys, usually made by virtue of a land grant within a particular county in Texas. Formats represented include manuscripts, lithographs, some early photographs, and blueprints/bluelines. The scale is generally 1 inch to 4000 varas. Most of the maps were compiled and drawn by draftsmen at the GLO, and most are manuscript maps.

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  • April 1879

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  • April 2, 2010, 3:48 p.m.

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Stakemann, Max. Swisher County, map, April 1879; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth88994/: accessed December 4, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas General Land Office.