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United States Coast Survey : Sketch I, showing the progress of the survey in section no. 9 from 1848 to 55.

Description: Map shows Texas coast from the mouth of the Sabine River to northern tip of unlabeled Matagorda Island; Sabine Lake, Galveston Bay, Matagorda Bay, towns used for triangulation, and areas of completed mapping by sheet number and date. Inset: "Mouth of the Rio Grande. Sub-sketch showing the progress of the Survey of Rio Grande and vicinity 1853 & 1854." Includes legend. Scale [ca. 1:600,000] and [ca. 1: 400,000].
Date: 1855
Creator: Bache, A. D. (Alexander Dallas), 1806-1867

Coast chart no. 107, Matagorda Bay, Texas : from a trigonometrical survey under the direction of A. D. Bache and Benjn. Peirce superintendents of the survey of the coast of the United States.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century coastal features and lakes at Matagorda Bay, Texas. Includes Cavallo Pass, Lavaca Bay, and information on lighthouses, tides, soundings, and bottom types. Scale [1:80,000].
Date: 1872
Creator: U.S. Coast and Geodetic Survey

Matagorda County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1920
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.