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A combined view of the principal mountains & rivers in the world : with tables showing their relative heights & lengths.

Description: Map shows comparative lengths of world's rivers and heights of world's mountains, by region and by continent; treelines and vegetative growth, small illustrations of major cities and lakes with relative altitudes; relative locations for cities along course of rivers. Includes "Explanation" and "Tables of Heights" [in left and right panels] listing mountains with altitudes, locations, and numbered key to illustrations. Relief shown pictorially, by hachures, spot heights and in tables. Scale not given.
Date: 1849
Creator: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901
Item Type: Map

J. De Cordova's map of the state of Texas : compiled from the records of the General Land Office of the State.

Description: Map shows Cross Timbers, counties, colonies, roads, German settlements, land districts, trading posts, and exploration routes. Includes "Reference to Land Districts," official State of Texas seals, legend, and notes. Inset: [Overview of Texas including extent of Indian Territory and adjacent lands acquired by the United States as a result of the War with Mexico, 1846-1848]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,169,700].
Date: 1849
Creator: Creuzbaur, Robert
Item Type: Map

Karte des Staates Texas aufgenommen in die Union 1846 : nach der neuesten Eintheilung

Description: 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).
Date: 1849
Creator: Koenen, Fr.
Item Type: Map

Map no. 2 showing a continuation of details of Fort Smith and Santa Fé route from Old Fort Holmes to Mounds near 100 1/2 degree of longitude.

Description: Map shows natural resources along overland route taken by emigrants and military escort following the Canadian River from "Old Fort Holmes" to "Natural Mounds." Includes "Table of Distances from Fort Smith" [Arkansas] and notes on vegetation and water. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:633,600].
Date: 1849
Creator: Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883.
Item Type: Map

Map, no. 3 showing continuation of details of Fort Smith and Santa Fé route, from mounds near 100 1/2 degree of longitude to Tucumcari Creek.

Description: Map shows natural resources and camp stops along overland route taken by emigrants and military escort following the Canadian River across the Texas Panhandle to Tucumcari in New Mexico Territory. Includes "Table of Distances from Fort Smith" [Arkansas]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1: 633,600].
Date: 1849
Creator: Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883.
Item Type: Map

Map no. 4 showing continuation of Fort Smith and Santa Fé route from Tucumcari Creek to Santa Fé.

Description: Map shows natural resources and camp stops along overland route taken by emigrants and military escort from Tucumcari to Santa Fe and Albuquerque in New Mexico Territory. Includes "Table of Distances from Fort Smith [Arkansas], with suggestions" and notes on vegetation and water sources. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:633,600].
Date: 1849
Creator: Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883.
Item Type: Map

Map of an exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 and to Oregon & North California in the years 1843-44.

Description: Map shows expeditionary route taken by Captain John C. Fremont across the American West; camps, military posts, Native American trails, areas of Native American habitation, and rivers. Inset: "Profile of the route from the mouth of the Kansas to the Pacific by Capt. J.C. Fremont in 1843." Relief shown by hachures and by profile chart. Scale [ca. 1:3,000,000].
Date: 1849
Creator: Frémont, John Charles
Item Type: Map

Map of California, Oregon, and Texas, and the territories adjoining with routes &c.

Description: Map shows areas of Native American habitation, roads, territorial boundaries, military routes, cities, towns, and notable physical features for California, Texas, Oregon [Territory], Nebraska Territory], New Mexico [Territory], and "Indian Territory." Includes: "Table of Distances." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not indicated.
Date: 1849
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Item Type: Map

Map of North America: from the latest authorities showing the proposed railroad routes from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century major cities, existing and proposed railroad routes, Mexico, British America, Russian Possessions [Alaska], Central America, the West Indies, areas of Indian habitation by tribe with populations numbers, western U.S. territories. Includes table of distances, geographical statistics, notes, and 1 illustration. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:15,000,000].
Date: [1849, 1854]
Creator: J.H. Colton & Co.
Item Type: Map

Map of route pursued by U.S. troops from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Santa Fé, New Mexico, via south side of Canadian River in the year 1849.

Description: Map shows Native American habitation, military outposts, river crossings, wooded areas, physical landmarks, wagon roads and trails from Fort Smith, Arkansas to Old Fort Holmes in Indian Territory en route to Santa Fe, New Mexico. Includes table of distances and descriptive notes. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:645,000].
Date: 1849
Creator: Simpson, J. H. (James Hervey), 1813-1883.
Item Type: Map

Map of Texas

Description: Map of the state of Texas and the surrounding areas shown within a circle. Some major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures); counties are marked with dotted lines and labeled. A list of land districts, counties and county towns is written in two columns around the outside of the map. Scale [ca. 1:9,000,000]. (W 118⁰--W 90⁰/N 43⁰--N 25⁰)
Date: 1849
Creator: R. B. Moody & Co.
Item Type: Map

Map of the gold region[s] of California: showing the routes via Chagres and Panama, Cape Horn, &c.

Description: Map shows historic routes of exploration, suggested routes of travel to California's Gold region, Oregon, areas of Native American habitation, and major cities. Includes text in lower panel: "Important directions to persons emigrating to California" and "Description of California, or the new gold region." Relief shown by hachures. Depths by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000] and [ca. 1:40,000,000].
Date: 1849
Creator: Ensigns & Thayer
Item Type: Map

Map of the Oregon Territory

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Oregon Territory Indian habitation, military posts, rapids, and settlements between the Pacific coast to the Rocky Mountains. Inset: islands, settlements, and Indian villages along Columbia River. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1849
Creator: Yeager, E. (Edward)
Item Type: Map

Map of the United States Mexico &c. 1849.

Description: Map of the United States, Mexico, and South America circa 1849. The map contains minimal topographical data, names of locations, names of rivers and water bodies, and a brief table of distances.
Date: 1849
Creator: D. Appleton & Co.
Item Type: Map

Map of the United States, the British provinces, Mexico &c. : showing the routes of the U.S. mail steam packets to California, and a plan of the gold region.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century routes by land, and by sea via Cape Horn and Panama, to California; shows historic routes of exploration, major cities, mineral resources and mining activity, international boundary claims, Central America, and the West Indies; shows areas of Native American habitation and population statistics by tribe in Indian Territory, "Mandan District," Upper California, Oregon Territory, and small illustrations of several types of sailing vessels. Insets: "Map of the Gold Region. California," "From New York to San Francisco via Cape Horn" [South America], and "Pyramid Lake, Upper California." Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scales [ca. 1:14,800,000], [ca. 1:5,070,000], and [ca. 1:75,000,000].
Date: 1849
Creator: Atwood, John M., b. ca. 1818
Item Type: Map

No. 15 Map of Mexico, Guatimala, and the West Indies.

Description: This map shows Mexico and the Caribbean as well as the surrounding areas (including southern portions of the United States and northern portions of South America). Some parts of the map are shaded in green. Mexican states are labeled and cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures and spot heights). Beneath the title, there is a block of text labeled "Remarks" that describes the islands of the Caribbean. A second map is shown in an inset (lower left corner) which depicts the portion of Mexico that includes Mexico City and Vera Cruz. Scale [ca. 1:22,176,000]. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington.
Date: 1849
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Item Type: Map