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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

Map of the Dubuque and Pacific Railroad and its connections.

Description: Map shows overview of railroad line from Chicago through the South Pass of the Rocky Mountains across Iowa and Nebraska Territory. Map of Iowa shows railroads lines, counties, major cities, and circle centered on Fort Dodge with approximate 150 mile radius. Date range of map based on dates of county formations. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1855..1857]
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

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).
Date: 1855
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States.

Description: Map shows cities, areas of Native American habitation for the United States, Mexico, Central America and part of the West Indies; jagged U.S.-Mexico border, western U.S. territories of Oregon, Utah, Nebraska, New Mexico, Kansas, and Minnesota, and "Indian Territory"; forts, canals, major roads, mines, and railroads. Includes explanation and illustrations. Inset: [Portrait of George] "Washington" and "Capitol at Washington." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:7,603,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Case, Tiffany & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States exhibiting the several collection districts.

Description: Map shows state and territorial boundaries, tariff collection districts, ports of entry, ports of delivery, major waterways, military posts, cities, and towns; territories of New Mexico [encompassing modern-day Arizona], Utah [encompassing modern-day Nevada and half of Colorado], Kansas [extending west of statehood boundaries], Oregon, Washington, Nebraska, Minnesota; Oklahoma/Indian Territory unlabeled. Scale [ca. 1:4,000,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Burr, David H., 1803-1875
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the United States showing locks and railroads with proposed improvements to the Welland Canal]

Description: Map shows major existing and proposed railroad and canal routes; major cities, state and territorial boundaries; "Missouri or North West Territory," Washington, Oregon, Utah, New Mexico, and Minnesota territories. Includes table of "Dimensions of Locks," notes, state populations, and distances between points; note specifically discusses the widening of the Welland Canal. Small hand logo or symbol near center of map points to Chicago. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1855..1875]
Creator: Maillefert & Raasloff
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the western states.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century township grid, railroads, canals, roads, counties, areas of Native American habitation, mining activity, cities, towns, and notable physical features in the upper mid-western United States. Scale [ca. 1:2,500,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the western states [Accompanying Text].

Description: Explanation and supporting information related to map that shows mid-nineteenth century township grid, railroads, canals, roads, counties, areas of Native American habitation, mining activity, cities, towns, and notable physical features in the upper mid-western United States.
Date: 1855
Creator: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and the surrounding areas. Each state is labeled and shaded using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1855
Creator: J. H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Mexico.

Description: Map shows provinces or states in Mexico, cities, deserts, mining activities, and Texas. Includes observational notes directly on map. Inset: "Territory and Isthmus of Tehuantepec." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:8,390,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library