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Diagram of the United States of America, Mexico, the West India Islands and Isthmus of Darien; by W. T. Steiger, General Land Office.

Description: Map shows general location of railroad lines across the continental United States, state and territorial boundaries, states of Mexico, railroad line in Panama, islands of the West Indies, and major cities. Includes "Table of Distances." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:6,000,000].
Date: 1854
Creator: Steiger, W. T.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Proof of Payment for Military Service]

Description: Proof of payment by John Patterson Osterhout for the military service of John N. Robinson. The money was due to Eliza Bennett and was paid in full. The payment was signed and dated by John Ridens.
Date: July 22, 1854
Creator: Ridens, John
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

[Financial Claim Against the Late Republic of Texas]

Description: Financial claim against the late Republic of Texas filed by John Patterson Osterhout with the help of Rufus Campbell as acting attorney. The claim was made on October 23, 1854 and the money owed was from during the Vasquez campaign.
Date: unknown
Creator: Campbell, Rufus
Item Type: Text
Partner: Austin College

General profile from Fort Smith, Arkansas, to Martinez near San Francisco California, 1853-4 to accompany the Maps of Explorations and Surveys made under the direction of the Hon. Jefferson Davis, Secretary of War

Description: Map shows profiles of "Waters of the Pacific," "Waters of the Gulf of California," "Waters of the Rio del Norte," "Waters of the Mississippi River," "Waters of the Gulf of California," and "Waters of the Mojave River." Map appeared in: Explorations and surveys for a railroad route from the Mississippi River to the Pacific Ocean, route near the 35th parallel. Horizontal scale [1:950,400]. Vertical scale [1:19,008].
Date: 1854
Creator: Whipple, Amiel Weeks, 1817?-1863
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's map of the United States, the Canadas, etc. : showing the railroads, canals & stage roads, with distances from place to place.

Description: Map shows cities, towns, areas of Native American habitation, railroads, canals, roads, state boundaries, and territorial boundaries in the eastern half of the continental United States. Indian Territory, Nebraska Territory Minnesota Territory are also indicated. Insets: "Map of New England and Eastern New York," "Map of the United States, Central America, &c." and "The Isthmus of Panama showing the routes of travel between Chagres & Panama." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:3,899,000].
Date: 1854
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's new map of Indiana : (reduced from his large map) exhibiting the boundaries of counties, township surveys, location of cities, towns, villages, post offices, canals, railroads & other internal improvements.

Description: Map shows counties, cities, towns, villages, post offices, canals, railroads, common roads, and marshes. Includes population figures by county for 1840 and 1850 census and "progress of population" from 1800 to 1850. Scale [ca. 1:1,267,000].
Date: 1854
Creator: Colton, J. H. (Joseph Hutchins), 1800-1893
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Ohio railroads, canals, post roads, counties, township grid, and notable physical features; limestone and conglomerate geological formations across the state. Includes illustration, table, "Census of the state of Ohio," and references. Scale [ca. 1:780,000].
Date: 1854
Creator: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Colton's railroad & township map of the state of Ohio.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Ohio railroads, canals, post roads, counties, township grid, and notable physical features; limestone and conglomerate geological formations across the state. Includes illustration, table, "Census of the state of Ohio," and references. Scale [ca. 1:760,000].
Date: 1854
Creator: Colton, G. Woolworth (George Woolworth), 1827-1901
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Conneaut Harbor Ohio

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Conneaut Harbor, Ohio roads, wooded areas, marshland, property lines, building locations, and previous survey lines. Includes legend to construction along harbor entrance. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [1:4,800].
Date: 1854
Creator: Potter, J. A
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio

Description: Map shows harbor entrance, marshland, city lots and building structures at Ashtabula Harbor, Ohio during the mid-nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [1:2,400].
Date: 1854
Creator: Potter, J. A.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cuba and the Greater Antilles.

Description: Map shows proposed or existing subterranean telegraph cable lines between Key West and Cuba and other islands in the Caribbean area. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not determined.
Date: [1854..1874]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the United States and its territories].

Description: Map shows state and territorial boundaries, major cities, and military posts for the continental United States; Indian Territory to the Platte River, Missouri Territory to the Rocky Mountains, New Mexico between the Sierra Madre and Rocky Mountains, Texas encompassing the Spanish Peaks in the northwest; Minnesota to the Mississippi River, Oregon to the northern U.S. boundary with British America, and Upper California from the Pacific Coast to the Sierra Madre and Rocky Mountains; southwestern boundary with Mexico at Gila River. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1848..1854]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Arkansas.

Description: Map shows Arkansas township grid and existing towns, swampland, and Indian boundaries during the mid-nineteenth century. Includes key to symbols used on map. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1854
Creator: Milbourne, George
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Maps of North America and Canada]

Description: Map shows upper Alaska as "Russian America" and lower Alaska as "Territory of the United States"; major cities, gold regions, areas of Native America habitation; "Polynia or Open Sea of the Russians," routes of Arctic exploration; shows railroads, counties, and cities in Canada on verso. Includes distances, dimensions of larger water bodies, and text notes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:35,000,000].
Date: [1854..1874]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of the United States]

Description: Map shows "proposed" Nebraska and Minnesota territories, Texas inclusive of Santa Fe, a narrow New Mexico, California extending east to border of New Mexico and north tip of Texas, Oregon, "N.W. Tery."; major cities in western territories; treaty boundary lines. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: [1848..1854]
Creator: Gilman, E.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

United States, North America.

Description: Map shows states and western territories of the continental United States with unusual boundary lines; "Minnisota" extending to the Missouri River, Nebraska [territory] extending to Oregon Territory, Indian Territory extending north to the Kansas River, New Mexico inclusive of [modern-day] Arizona, Utah inclusive of [modern-day] Nevada, El Paso west of the Rio Grande del Norte, and Mexico extending north to the Gila River. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: [1854..1861]
Creator: Swanston, George H.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of the public surveys in Iowa.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century township grid for public lands in Iowa and existing towns. Includes reference key to symbols used on map. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1854
Creator: Lewis, Warner
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A new map of the Great West.

Description: Map shows major roads into the West, state and territory boundary lines, areas of Native American habitation, mineral resources, major cities and towns, and military posts; counties for Wisconsin and Iowa; territories of Minnesota, Nebraska, and Kansas. Includes some dates and notes of exploration, such as General Kearney's route in 1846. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:4,610,000].
Date: [1854..1858]
Creator: Beadle, Erastus Flavel, 1821-1894
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the state of Michigan and the surrounding country : exhibiting the sections and the latest surveys.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Michigan township grid, areas of Native American habitation, roads, railroads, counties, mills, prairies, marshes, swamps, canals, lighthouses, sailing routes, and notable physical features. Includes references and text notes. Inset map: "Plat of the copper district on Lake Superior engd. by J. Farmer." Scale [ca. 1:792,000].
Date: 1854
Creator: Farmer, John, 1798-1859
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America.

Description: Map shows major cities and boundary lines; Russian Territory [Alaska], British Territory, Greenland, "Guatimala"; boundary lines and lettering for Mexico extending north to forty-second line of latitude, but coloration of area labeled "New or Upper California" and extending across Texas appears to have been changed shortly after initial coloring, as color used for Mexico [pale yellow] and the U.S. [bluish green] overlap to produce a slightly greener shade; U.S. Mexico boundary along the Gila River and the Rio Bravo del Norte [Rio Grande]. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:30,720,000].
Date: [1846..1854]
Creator: Hall, Sidney
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library