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Texas

Description: Atlas map of the state of Texas, showing proposed railroad routes and known topographical features of western Texas, and counties, towns, roads, railroads, post offices, mountains, and water bodies of eastern Texas. Map includes a note on El Llano Estacado (or the Staked Plain); a legend indicating railroads, common roads, state capitols, cities, county towns, and post offices; and two inset maps. The inset maps are located in the lower-left corner and are titled "Plan of Galveston Bay from the U.S. Coast Survey" and "Plan of Sabine Lake." Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:4,118,400] (approximately 65 miles to the inch).
Date: [1800..]
Item Type: Map

Mapa Geográfico

Description: Bueline map showing the geography around the Texas-Mexico border. Rivers, mountains, and other features are represented pictorially.
Date: 1805
Item Type: Map

Map of Texas with Parts of the Adjoining States.

Description: Map of Texas and parts of Mexico, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Oklahoma (Indian Territory), showing land grants, property lines, and ownership. The map also includes towns, forts, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevations. Includes notes on various geological features as well as a note written and signed by the General Land Office Commissioner, complete with an official General Land Office seal. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1837
Creator: Austin, Stephen F.
Item Type: Map

Map of that part of the boundary between the Republic of Texas and the United States, comprised between Logan's Ferry on the Sabine River, and the 36th mile mound on the meridian line. (Sheet No. 1)

Description: Map of the boundary line between the Republic of Texas and the United States, as surveyed by the Joint Commission in 1841. The map also includes bodies of water, buildings, and areas of elevation along the boundary line. The back of the map includes a note from Jerry Sadler, Commissioner of the General Land Office, from 1963. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1838
Creator: Gray, A. B.
Item Type: Map

Gregg Co.

Description: Survey map of Gregg County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes bodies of water, towns, roads, railroads, and the historic trail, Cherokee Trace. No scale information given.
Date: September 1839
Creator: Pressler, C. W.
Item Type: Map

Map of Fayette County, Texas

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Fayette County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. A list of references on the west side of the Colorado River is included in the lower-left corner. A list of references on the east side of the Colorado River is included in the lower-right corner of the map. No scale information is given.
Date: 1840
Item Type: Map

Map of Jackson County, Texas.

Description: Survey map of Jackson County, Texas, showing property lines, ownership, land grants, and plat numbers. The map also includes bays, rivers, creeks, towns, and roads. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1840
Item Type: Map

Map of Colorado County.

Description: Survey map of Colorado 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: 1841
Creator: Upshur, H. L.
Item Type: Map

Map of Texas

Description: Atlas map of the state of Texas, showing towns, roads, water bodies, and other geological features. Map includes two inset maps: "Plan of Galveston Bay from a M.S." and map of the Western United States, Texas, and Mexico. Cartouche includes two seals, one of the Republic of Texas and the second of the General Land Office, Texas. Relief shown in hachures. Scale ca. 1:2,661,120
Date: April 17, 1841
Creator: Arrowsmith, John
Item Type: Map

Map of the State of Texas from the Most Recent Authorities.

Description: Atlas map of Texas, showing counties, towns, roads, rivers, creeks, and other geological features. An inset map of the Texas Panhandle, titled "Texas North of Red River," is included in the lower-left corner, showing the Texas boarder meeting the Arkansas River. Includes notes on the terrain and explorers of Texas. Relief shown in hachures.
Date: 1845
Item Type: Map

J. De Cordova's Map of the State of Texas

Description: Map of Texas, showing counties, towns, bodies of water, and other geologic features. Includes list of land districts, official State of Texas seals, legend, and notes. The map also includes an oval inset map of the southwestern United States and Mexico in the lower-right corner. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,169,700].
Date: 1849
Creator: Creuzbaur, Robert
Item Type: Map

J. De Cordova's Map of the State of Texas

Description: Map of Texas, showing Cross Timbers, roads, German settlements, land districts, trading posts, and exploration routes, counties, rivers and cities. Includes "Reference to Land Districts" and official State of Texas seals. The map also includes an elliptical inset map of the Southwest United States and Mexico, titled "Enlarged view of Texas including adjacent lands acquired by the United States as a result of the War with Mexico, 1846-1848," in the lower-right corner. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,169,700].
Date: 1849
Creator: De Cordova, Jacob; Atwood, John M. & Creuzbaur, Robert
Item Type: Map

J. De Cordova's map of the state of Texas

Description: Map of Texas, showing Cross Timbers, roads, German settlements, land districts, trading posts, and exploration routes, counties, rivers and cities. Includes "Reference to Land Districts" and official State of Texas seals. The map also includes an elliptical inset map of the Southwest United States and Mexico, titled "Enlarged view of Texas including adjacent lands acquired by the United States as a result of the War with Mexico, 1846-1848," in the lower-right corner. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,169,700].
Date: 1849
Creator: De Cordova, Jacob; Atwood, John M. & Creuzbaur, Robert
Item Type: Map

A new map of Arkansas with its canals, roads and distances.

Description: Atlas map of Arkansas, showing finished and proposed canals, railroads, major roads, towns, and rivers. A key at the top of the map shows the steamboat routes and distances from Little Rock to New Orleans, Little Rock to Pittsburgh, and Little Rock to Fort Gibson. Scale [ca. 1:2,280,960] (approximately 36 miles to the inch).
Date: 1850?
Item Type: Map

Sketch of Texas

Description: Sketch map of the state of Texas, showing major cities and water bodies, with two proposals for the Texas northwestern boundary, Clay's Compromise Line and Pearce's Line. Map includes table of "Areas" in the lower-left corner. Relief shown in hachures. No scale information given.
Date: September 5, 1850
Item Type: Map

Plat of the City Tract of San Antonio De Bexar

Description: Cadastral map of San Antonio de Bexar, showing property lines, ownership, and plat numbers. The map also includes roads, rivers, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:33,333] (1000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1852
Creator: Gentilz, Jore & Giraud, Francis
Item Type: Map

Travis County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Travis County, Texas, showing blocks of land, roads, rivers, land grants, and rivers. No scale information is given.
Date: 1852
Creator: Upishur, Horace L.
Item Type: Map

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