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Michoacan.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century state boundaries, railroads, major roads, mines, cities, villages, and haciendas. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:1,200,000].
Date: 1884
Creator: Garcia Cubas, Antonio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Lakes of Mexico.

Description: Map shows late eighteenth or very early nineteenth century geography and settlements in or near "Lake Tezcuco" [Lake Texcoco], "Lake Chalco," and smaller bodies of water in the Valley of Mexico. No scale indicated. This map, engraved by Alexander Lawson, appeared in the book 'The History Of Mexico. Collected From Spanish And Mexican Historians' by Francesco Saverio Clavijero.
Date: 1817
Creator: Lawson, A.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Messico

Description: This map shows the country of Mexico and surrounding areas. Each Mexican state is outlined using various colors. There is an inset in the lower left corner labeled, "Contorni della Citta del Messico." Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures).
Date: unknown
Creator: Pezze, Giuseppe & Capitno., Ferdo. Arrigoni R.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[The Storming of Chapultepec]

Description: Copy print of a painting depicting American forces, led by General Winfield Scott (on a white horse at lower left), attacking the Chapultepec Palace in Mexico City during the Mexican-American War.
Date: unknown
Creator: Raba, Ernst Wilhelm, 1874-1951
Partner: San Antonio Conservation Society

[Typed transcript of letter from Thomas Falconer to Alfred Austin]

Description: Letter from Thomas Falconer to "My dear Austin" in London. The letter was written in the third month of Falconer's captivity and posted from San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The letter recounts how he became part of the Santa Fe Expedition in June 1841 and narrates his experiences during the expedition. Falconer states that he was falsely told that the expedition was for trade when in fact its purpose was to capture Santa Fe. The letter describes his companions; the decline of Santa Fe's importance for trade; problems with the route and guides; lack of food; a camp fire that becomes a prairie fire; buffalo; and Indian attacks, scalpings, and deaths. The original handwritten letter is also available via the Portal to Texas History.
Date: January 12, 1842
Creator: Falconer, Thomas
Partner: Southwestern University

[Letter from Thomas Falconer to Alfred Austin]

Description: Letter from Thomas Falconer to "My dear Austin" in London. The letter was written in the third month of Falconer's captivity and posted from San Luis Potosi, Mexico. The letter recounts how he became part of the Santa Fe Expedition in June 1841 and narrates his experiences during the expedition. Falconer states that he was falsely told that the expedition was for trade when in fact its purpose was to capture Santa Fe. The letter describes his companions; the decline of Santa Fe's importance for trade; problems with the route and guides; lack of food; a camp fire that becomes a prairie fire; buffalo; and Indian attacks, scalpings, and deaths. A typed transcript of this letter is also available via the Portal to Texas History.
Date: January 12, 1842
Creator: Falconer, Thomas
Partner: Southwestern University

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. There is an inset (lower-left corner) showing the area between Mexico City and the city of Veracruz, but not the cities themselves. 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)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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