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Map of the United States of America

Description: This map shows eastern portion of the United States, starting with the "Louisiana Territory" to the west. The map notes "Proposed Canals" some "Boundary Lines" and "J. M.'s Route." Some cities, bodies of water and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: 1815
Creator: Melish, John, 1771-1822 & Tanner, Henry Schenck, 1786-1858
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Texas

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas with their major roads, railroads, bodies of water, and geographic features (relief shown by hachures). Within the state, each county is labeled and colored. In the lower left corner, there is a key as well as two insets: "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" and "Plan of Sabine Lake." Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Scale ca. [1:3,850,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
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Map of Texas

Description: Map of Texas showing major cities, geographic features (with relief shown by hachures), and rivers as well as Cross Timbers, Old Spanish Road, and U.S. Traders Road. Texas is outlined in a pink color and the surrounding area is shown without details.
Date: 1841
Creator: Ikin, Arthur
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Texas

Description: This map shows parts of Texas, including empresario land grants, crosstimbers, and counties including Harrison, which was created in 1839. Regions are shaded in color. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:2,900,000].
Date: 1839~
Creator: Boynton, George. W., d. 1884
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Western Hemisphere

Description: This map is circular, showing the Western Hemisphere: North America, Central America, South America and the surrounding oceans. New Zealand and portions of Asia are also included. Several of the countries are labeled but not delineated; North-Central America is outlined in green. The major rivers and mountain ranges are depicted (with relief shown pictorially) and larger islands.
Date: 183u
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Map of Mexico, and Central America Engraved to Illustrate Mitchell's New Intermediate Geography.

Description: This map shows Mexico and Central America and the surrounding areas of the oceans . Each country is colored with major cities labeled. Additionally, bodies of water and geographic landforms are marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights; depth shown by form lines). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. Scale [ca. 1:14,482,259]. On the opposite side is a page of illustrated text titled "The Territories" which gives a brief set of facts (area, climate, population, etc.) about each of the major territories within the U.S. as well as information about 'Passes in the Rocky Mountains.' The text starts and continues on other, unincluded pages.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus, (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of part of the state of Texas

Description: Map of a portion of southern Texas showing major cities, county lines, bodies of water, and other geographic landforms (with relief shown by hachures). Scale [ca. 1:4,000,000].
Date: unknown
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexiko

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and some surrounding areas including southern U.S. states and several Central American countries. Major cities, bodies of water (outlined in blue) and geographic features (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights) are all included on the map; all of the labels are in German. Additionally, there is an inset in the lower left corner: "Die Schweiz im Masstab der Hauptkarte."
Date: 189u
Creator: Bibliographisches Institut Leipzig
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Colton's Mexico.

Description: Map shows cities and towns, Mexican states; New Mexico north of Arizona; proposed railroad and canal across Isthmus of Tehauntepec. Includes notes. Inset: "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:8,400,000].
Date: 1854
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States.

Description: This map shows the United States (with the western boundaries based on the 1819 treaty with Spain) and the surrounding areas. U.S. states and districts are outlined in color. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridians: Washington and Greenwich. Scale [ca. 1:15,500,000].
Date: unknown
Creator: Bradford, T. G. (Thomas Gamaliel), 1802-1887
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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 and continues on un-included pages. Scale 1:3623775. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1869
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
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Colton's New Mexico and Arizona.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century New Mexico and Arizona counties, township grid, stagecoach stops, proposed and existing railroads, military posts, and Native American reservations. Relief shown by hachures. Scale 1:2,090,880.
Date: 1873
Creator: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's West Indies.

Description: Map shows railroads in Cuba, cities and towns in the Greater and Lesser Antilles, Florida, and Cuba, passages from the Atlantic through the Bahama and "Caribbee" Islands, and coastlines encompassing the Caribbean Sea including Central and South America. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:9,500,000] and [ca. 1:676,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Wyoming, Colorado, and Utah township grid, detailed place names, railroads, counties, and Native American reservations. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:2,090,880].
Date: [1877..1879]
Creator: G.W. & C.B. Colton & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Correct map of Texas.

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Texas railways, shipping routes, cotton production and population statistics, Houston & Texas Central Railroad lands, and the "rice and oil belt"; Texas counties, major cities; cotton, oil, and cattle in photographs; illustration of "The New Capitol of Texas." Inset: [United States railway and shipping systems]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1902
Creator: Houston & Texas Central Railway Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cooke County, Texas.

Description: Map shows land tracts, landowners, oil and gas activity, oil company names, railroads, and towns; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Includes legend. Scale [1:66,667].
Date: [1920..1940]
Creator: West, M. H.
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Map of the United States of America : comprehending the western territory with the course of the Missouri.

Description: Map shows eastern states and western territories of the United States; major cities and towns, and areas of Native American habitation; North West Territory, Michigan Terri[tory], Illinois Territory, Mississippi Territory, and Missouri Territory. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1819
Creator: Bradbury, John, 1768-1823
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Connecticut.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Connecticut roads, railroads, canals, counties, cities, towns, and townships. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:494,500].
Date: [1835..1848]
Creator: Morse, Sidney E. (Sidney Edwards), 1794-1871
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A correct map of the seat of war in Mexico being a copy of Genl. Arista's map, taken at Resaca de la Palma, with additions and corrections; embellished with diagrams of the battles of 8th and 9th May, and capture of Monterey [sic], with a memorandum of forces engaged, results, &c. and plan of Vera Cruz and Castle of San Juan de Ulua.

Description: Map shows portion of Mexico involved in the Battle of Monterrey with historical notes; cities, roads, rivers, and troop movement. Includes: "Table of Distances," "Memorandum of the Battles of 8th & 9th May," key to symbols "Explanation," "Heights of Towns & Mountains," U.S. emblem of eagle on shield, and ill. views. Insets: "Diagram of the battle ground Feb. 22d and 23d 1847," "Plan of Monterey," "Chart of the Bay of Vera Cruz," and a map showing the battle grounds of the 8th and 9th May 1846. Relief shown by hachures and soundings. Scale [ca. 1: 2,211,800].
Date: 1847
Creator: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A correct map of the seat of war in Mexico being a copy of Genl. Arista's map, taken at Resaca de la Palma, with additions and corrections; embellished with diagrams of the battles of 8th and 9th May, and capture of Monterey [sic], with a memorandum of forces engaged, results, &c. and plan of Vera Cruz and Castle of San Juan de Ulua.

Description: Map shows portion of Mexico involved in the Battle of Monterrey with historical notes; cities, roads, rivers, and troop movement. Includes: "Explanation" of symbols used, a table of "Heights of Towns & Mountains," and "Memorandum of the Battles of 8th & 9th May." Insets: "Plan of Monterey," "Tampico and its Environs," "Chart of the Bay of Vera Cruz," and a map of the 8th and 9th May 1846 battle. Relief shown by hachures and soundings. Scale [ca. 1:2,210,000].
Date: 1847
Creator: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A correct map of the seat of war in Mexico being a copy of Genl. Arista's map, taken at Resaca de la Palma, with additions and corrections; embellished with diagrams of the battles of 8th and 9th May, and capture of Monterey [sic], with a memorandum of forces engaged, results, &c. and plan of Vera Cruz and Castle of San Juan de Ulua

Description: Map shows portion of Mexico involved in the Battle of Monterrey with historical notes; cities, roads, rivers, and troop movement. Includes: "Explanation" of symbols used, a table of "Heights of Towns & Mountains," and "Memorandum of the Battles of 8th & 9th May." Insets: "Plan of Monterey," "Tampico and its Environs," "Chart of the Bay of Vera Cruz," and a map of the 8th and 9th May 1846 battle. Relief shown by hachures and soundings. Scale [ca. 1:2,210,000].
Date: 1847
Creator: Bruff, Joseph Goldsborough, 1804-1889
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library