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Abstract of Title

Description: Booklet entitled "Abstract of Title, to One League and Labor of land situated in Runnels County in the name of Rama Christa as appears from the records of Bexar County while Runnels Co. was a part of Bexar, made by Cocke, Hildebrand & Co. for John C. Beasley," containing records about land titles and legal transactions.
Date: June 16, 1857
Creator: Beasley, John C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bosque County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Bosque County, Texas, showing blocks of land, rivers, creeks, and roads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map in pencil. No scale information is given.
Date: 1855
Creator: Martin, Jos.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Castro's Colony, Bexar district [cartographic material].

Description: Map of Castro's Colony, showing numbered tracts of land, some including names of owners, boundary of colony, and the boundary of McMullen's Grant. The map also includes blocks of land, land surveys, counties, rivers, and creeks. The back of the map includes a stamped note, dated April 23, 1964, from the Commissioner of the General Land Office, Jerry Sadler. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1856
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fannin Land District

Description: Blueline format of Fannin County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Date: 1859
Creator: Von Rosenberg, W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

General Map Showing the Countries Explored and Surveyed by the United States and Mexican Boundary Commissions- in the years 1850, 51, 52, and 53.

Description: Map shows the areas of North America explored and surveyed by the United States and Mexican Boundary Commission from 1850 to 1853 under the direction of John R. Bartlett, U.S. Commissioner. Includes historic notes on the Red, Brazos, and Colorado Rivers and the abundance of vegetation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:6,600,000
Date: 1853
Creator: Bartlett, John R.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gonzales County.

Description: Survey map of Gonzales County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale information given.
Date: December 1853
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Guadalupe County

Description: Cadastral map of Guadalupe County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, blocks of land, cities, towns, and railroads. No scale indicated.
Date: March 23, 1854
Creator: Willke, H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hays Co.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Hays County, Texas, showing blocks of land, rivers, creeks, land grants and roads. No scale information is given.
Date: 1853
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Houston County.

Description: Cadastral map of Houston County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes towns, roads, rivers, and creeks. No scale indicated.
Date: 1859
Creator: Stremme, C. C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Leon County.

Description: Survey map of Leon County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes rivers, creeks, cities, towns, and railroads. No scale information given.
Date: 1853
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map exhibiting the lines of march passed over by the troops of the United States during the year ending June 30th 1858.

Description: Map of the lines marched to military bases by United States troops in 1858. Lines included marches up the Mississippi River to St. Louis; travels between numerous forts, camps, and barracks in Texas; similar trails among the plains and Rocky Mountain military posts; a line from New York to Havana to Panama then to San Francisco; and marches in New Mexico and Arizona, including a march from Fort Yuma to Tuscon and Fort Buchanan along the Mexico-United States border. Relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:12,000,000
Date: November 1858
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library