This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Some counties are outlined in red and there are areas shaded in color. Major cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). The names and locations of some Native American Indian tribes are also marked in western and northern portions of the state. There are two insets: "Plan von Neu-Brunfels und Comalstadt" (lower left corner) and "Plan von Castroville" (lower right corner).
Map shows early land grants in Texas and German settlements in the Fredericksburg and New Braunfels areas. Scale not given. Map appeared in Instruction für Deutsche Auswanderer nach Texas, nebst der neuesten Karte dieses Staates, nach dessen Grenzbestimmungen durch Congress [Instruction for German Immigrants to Texas, along with the latest map of that State through its demarcations according to Congress], published in 1850.
Manuscript Map and Deed, German Emigration Company to F. T. Arnold in Comal County. Signed by the Chief Surveyor, H. Wilke, Th. Herzing, and ?, a Trustee of the German Emigration Colony. Has Adelsverein stamp.