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Carta de la ciudad y sitio de Puebla : combinada por el Señor General Ayundante D. José J. Alvarez, en Marzo de 1856.

Description: Map shows the mid-nineteenth century layout of the city of Puebla, Mexico. Some street names, principal buildings, institutions, ranches, and fortifications are indicated. Includes index and "Esplicacion." Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca.1:16,500].
Date: 1856
Creator: Alvarez, José Justo, 1821-1897
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of public surveys in California.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century California township grid, existing towns, lakes, marshlands, springs, and Native American villages. Includes "description of private grants finally confirmed," and explanation. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1856
Creator: United States Surveyor General.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the State of Florida : showing the progress of the surveys, accompanying annual report of the Surveyor General for 1856.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Florida township grid, swamps, prairies, military posts, major roads, cities, towns, and notable physical features; Atlantic and Gulf coast detail and "Indian hunting grounds." Includes references. Scale [ca. 1:760,320].
Date: 1856
Creator: United States Surveyor General
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Central America.

Description: Map shows railroads, steamship routes and mileage, mineral resources, cities and towns, and provincial divisions within each country; separate entities of Guatemala, Verapaz, Belize, San Salvador; Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Veragua [Santiago], and Panama; the Caribbean Sea as far as Jamaica and the southern part of Cuba. Includes portrait of General Walker. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca.1: 3,900,000].
Date: 1856
Creator: Morse & Gaston.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Eastern Kansas.

Description: Map shows towns, trading posts, military posts, roads, trails, government reservations, mill and structure locations, and locations of Native American tribes and villages. Insets: "Ruins of Eldridge House, Lawrence, Kansas, destroyed May 21st 1856," "Constitution Hall, Topeka, Kansas," and "Eldridge House, Lawrence, Kansas." Includes explanations and illustrations of notable buildings. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:500,000].
Date: 1856
Creator: Whitman, E. B. (Edmund Burke), 1812-1883
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Parker's sectional & geological map of Iowa : exhibiting her Iron, Lead, Copper,, Coal, and other geological resources and all rail roads completed, in progress, and projected.

Description: Map shows Iowa mineral resources, proposed and existing railroads, township grid, counties, cities, towns, and notable physical features. Includes list of the railroads in Iowa and references. Inset: "Map showing the connections between the Iowa & Eastern Railroads"; list of railroads in Iowa. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:506,880].
Date: 1856
Creator: Parker, Nathan H. (Nathan Howe)
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Arkansas.

Description: Map shows Arkansas township grid, existing towns, swampland, and Indian boundaries during the mid-nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1856
Creator: Arkansas. Land Survey Division.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of the public surveys in the state of Minnesota

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century township grid, existing towns, and Indian reservations in Minnesota. Includes note and reference. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1856
Creator: United States. Surveyor General.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States and territories: showing the possessions and aggressions of the slave power.

Description: Map shows slave holding [dark shaded], non-slave holding [unshaded], and disputed territorries [grayed] parts of the United States during the decade before Civil War. The "Missouri Compromise" is indicated with a parallel line extending from the northern Arkansas border to California. No scale indicated. Political representation of slave holding, non-slave holding, and territories is also indicated. This broadside was printed and distributed in support of 1856 Republican Party presidential candidate John C. Fremont and political commentary appears in the lower third of the sheet.
Date: 1856
Creator: Bloss, William C.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of the public surveys in Michigan

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Michigan township grid and international boundary line. Inset: Isle Royale. Includes explanations of symbols used. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1856
Creator: Chapman, Leander
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of the public surveys in Iowa.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Iowa township grid and existing settlements. Includes reference to symbols used. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: 1856
Creator: United States. Surveyor General.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Diagram: of Tampa Land District: shewing those townships in which swamp land lists have been sent up, also those townships in which lists are in process of examination [Sheet 2].

Description: Map shows areas of Seminole Indian habitation, township grid, military posts, coast and keys of southern portion of mid-nineteenth century Florida. Includes references to symbols and letters used. Scale not given.
Date: 1856
Creator: A. Hoen & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Sketch of public surveys in New Mexico.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century settlements, township grid, areas of Native American habitation, and physical features for New Mexico, and portions of Indian Territory, Texas, and Utah. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [1:1,520,640].
Date: 1856
Creator: United States Surveyor General of New Mexico.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A sketch of the public surveys in Wisconsin.

Description: Map shows township grid for much of Wisconsin except northern most portions, some existing settlements, unsurveyed area of Menomenie Indians between Wolf and Wisconsin Rivers, Oneida Indians near Green Bay; northwestern portion and part of Mississippi River outlined in blue. Includes notes explaining symbols used. Scale [1:1,140,480].
Date: [1836..1856]
Creator: United States. Surveyor General.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Plan of the city of Franklin, Franklin Co., Iowa: 1st addition.

Description: Map shows street names, parks, proposed railroad, and block and lot numbers. Inset: [illustration of a picturesque building, a locomotive and its train, and barges along the Iowa River]. Includes lot sizes and illustrations. Scale not given.
Date: [1856..1876]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Diagram of Tallahassee Land District

Description: Map shows panhandle of Florida and "Forbes Purchase." Includes key to symbols used on map. Scale not given.
Date: [1855..1856]
Creator: A. Hoen & Co.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library