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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

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

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

Map of Lavaca County.

Description: Survey map of Lavaca 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: October 1853
Creator: Pressler, Charles W.
Item Type: Map

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

Map of the Country Upon the Brazos and Big Witchita Rivers

Description: Map of north central Texas, showing the route followed by Captain R. B. Macy and troops in an effort to locate suitable land for an American Indian reservation. Locates copper and iron ore and shows western and southern boundaries of Peter’s Colony. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:506,880] (10 miles to 1 1/4 of an inch).
Date: 1854
Creator: Marcy, R. B.
Item Type: Map

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

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

Map of Smith Co.

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Smith County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, roads, railroads, and blocks of land. No scale information is given.
Date: 1855
Creator: Willke, H.
Item Type: Map

Montgomery County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Montgomery County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Date: 1855
Creator: Willke, H.
Item Type: Map

Territories of New Mexico and Utah

Description: Atlas map of the territories of New Mexico and Utah in 1855, showing populated areas, wagon routes, proposed railroads and explorers' routes, and natural features. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:4,752,000] (approximately 75 miles to the inch).
Date: 1855
Item Type: Map

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

Map of Runnels County

Description: Blueline print format of survey map of Runnels County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. No scale information given.
Date: 1856
Item Type: Map

Map of Williamson County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Williamson County, Texas, showing blocks of land, rivers, creeks, and land grants. No scale information is given.
Date: 1856
Creator: Martin, J.
Item Type: Map

Palo Pinto County

Description: Blueline format of survey map of Palo Pinto County, Texas, showing blocks of land, rivers, creeks, land grants, and roads. No scale information given.
Date: 1856
Creator: Martin, Jos.
Item Type: Map

Texas

Description: Atlas map of Texas, showing counties and regions, proposed railroad routes, and known topographic features of western Texas. The map also includes inset maps of the plan of Galveston Bay and Sabine Lake areas (lower-left) and a note on the Staked Plain. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,801,600] (approximately 60 miles to the inch).
Date: 1856?
Item Type: Map

Texas, Part of New Mexico &c.

Description: Atlas map of Texas and New Mexico as well as parts of Oklahoma (Indian Territory), northern Mexico, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Shows counties, towns, military posts, areas of American Indian habitation, American Indian reservations, roads, railroads, and geological features.
Date: 1856
Creator: Bartholomew, J.
Item Type: Map

Map of Asylum Lands

Description: Survey map of land grants for "blind and lunatic asylums" in Shackelford, Jones, Taylor, and Calhoun Counties, showing blocks of land and plat numbers. The map also includes rives, creeks, and areas of elevation. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:70,000] (2000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1857
Creator: Creuzbaur, Robert
Item Type: Map

Map of the United States and Texas Boundary Line and Adjacent Territory.

Description: Map of the boundary lines between Texas and the United States, showing military trails, bodies of water, and areas of elevation. Includes table of "Points which can be easily found on the Earth's surface," indicating the latitude and longitude of mountains, hills, rivers, and creeks. Scale [ca. 1:950,400] (15 miles to the inch).
Date: 1857
Creator: Clark, J. H. & Weyss, J. E.
Item Type: Map