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California.

Description: Map shows railroads, potential railroad routes, and historical routes of exploration in California. Some descriptive text detailing topography and vegetation is also present. Inset shows some buildings, names of streets, and some neighborhoods. Includes legend and relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,100,000] and [ca. 1:31,680].
Date: 1855
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's map of the United States, the Canadas, etc. : showing the railroads, canals & stage roads, with distances from place to place.

Description: Map shows cities, towns, areas of Native American habitation, railroads, canals, roads, state boundaries, and territorial boundaries in the eastern half of the continental United States. Indian Territory, Nebraska Territory Minnesota Territory are also indicated. Insets: "Map of New England and Eastern New York," "Map of the United States, Central America, &c." and "The Isthmus of Panama showing the routes of travel between Chagres & Panama." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,899,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Ohio railroads, canals, post roads, counties, township grid, and notable physical features; limestone and conglomerate geological formations across the state. Includes illustration, table, "Census of the state of Ohio," and references. Scale [ca. 1:760,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's Territories of New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, and Utah.

Description: Map shows southern boundary of Nevada along 37th line of latitude, eastern boundary of Idaho at the 104th line of latitude; mining activity, Pony Express Express and mail routes, expenditionary routes, proposed railroad routes, areas of Indian habitation, counties, and major cities. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:4,400,000].
Date: 1855
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's United States of America.

Description: Map railroads, canals, state capitals, major cities and towns, military posts, historic trails, Pony Express and U.S. mail routes; Dakota [Territory] extending deep into Nebraska, and Idaho [Territory] encompassing [modern day] Montana and Wyoming; Indian Territory and state of West Virginia. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1855
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Item Type: Map
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.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Diagram of Tallahassee Land District

Description: Map shows panhandle of Florida and "Forbes Purchase." Includes key to symbols used on map. Scale not given.
Date: [1855..1856]
Creator: A. Hoen & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Explorations and surveys for a rail road route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, War Department : Routes near the 47th and 49th parallels ; profiles from explorations and surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War.

Description: Map shows altitude, grade, and distances of potential railroad route across Washington Territory [modern-day Idaho, Montana, and Washington]; military posts and camps, river crossings, and mountain passes. Relief shown by profile and spot heights. Scale [1:1,200,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Stevens, Isaac Ingalls, 1818-1862
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A general chart of the West Indies and Gulf of Mexico : Describing the gulf and windward passages, coasts of Florida, Louisiana, and Mexico, Bay of Honduras and Mosquito Shore; likewise the chart of the Spanish Main to the mouths of the Orinoco [Sheet 1].

Description: Map shows geography and settlements along the Gulf of Mexico coastline, Florida coast along Atlantic Ocean, and most of the Cuba coastline. Scale not indicated.
Date: 1855
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A general chart of the West Indies and Gulf of Mexico : Describing the gulf and windward passages, coasts of Florida, Louisiana, and Mexico, Bay of Honduras and Mosquito Shore; likewise the chart of the Spanish Main to the mouths of the Orinoco [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows geography and settlements along the Gulf of Mexico coastline, Florida coast along Atlantic Ocean, and most of the Cuba coastline. Inset: "Chart of the Virgin Islands." Scale not indicated.
Date: 1855
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa : showing the township lines of the United States Survey, location of cities, towns, villages, post hamlets, canals, rail and stage roads.

Description: Map shows township grid, counties, roads, existing and proposed railroads, canals, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Includes explanation, table of 1850 census statistics. Scale [ca. 1:2,304,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Smith, J. Calvin (John Calvin)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Guide through Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Wisconsin & Iowa : showing the township lines of the United States Survey, location of cities, towns, villages, post hamlets, canals, rail and stage roads [Accompanying Text].

Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows township grid, counties, roads, existing and proposed railroads, canals, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Includes explanation, table of 1850 census statistics.
Date: 1855
Creator: Smith, J. Calvin (John Calvin)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Isla de Cuba.

Description: Map shows cities, towns, and harbors. Includes text, tables and twelve insets. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale not given.
Date: 1855
Creator: Coello, Francisco, 1822-1898
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Delaware and Maryland.

Description: Map shows railroads, roads, canals, counties, and cities. Inset: "District of Columbia" shows street layout, roads, canals, railroads, military facilities, and select buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:975,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Fisher & Miller's colony: Made from the records in the office of the district surveyor of Bexar: Comprising also all the recent surveys.

Description: Map shows districts of land, by name and number with individual tract numbers, and military posts, which lie between and along the Colorado, San Saba, and Llano rivers in central Texas. Includes distances from Fort Mason to German settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:266,667].
Date: 1855
Creator: Arlitt, F. H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Iowa.

Description: Map shows township grid, counties, cities and towns, military posts, major roads, and railroads. Includes list of "Land Offices" and "Population of Iowa Counties" for 1840 and 1850. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,170,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Ensign, Bridgman & Fanning
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Madison and the Four Lake Country, Dane Co. Wis.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Madison, Wisconsin streets, roads, existing and proposed railroads. Includes references to city buildings and definitions of Indian Names. Scale [ca. 1:53,000].
Date: 1855
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Minnesota Territory.

Description: Map shows "Dakota Reserve," cities and towns, railroads, roads, counties, including addition of Cass and Chicago counties, and "salt water region.' Includes text notes describing natural resources and the "Lands of the Dakota or Sioux Indians." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:2,400,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library