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Skeleton map shewing [sic] the position and connections of the Michigan Southern Rail Road (from Monroe and Toledo to Chigago) with the several great rail road routes to the Atlantic Seaborad and New York City via the South Shore of Lake Erie.

Description: Map shows proposed and existing railroads across states of Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, "Pensylvania," and part of New York with measured distances between some major cities and towns along the routes. Includes legend. Scale not given.
Date: 1850
Creator: W. Endicott & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

I&GN International Route : The Mexico-St. Louis Special

Description: Map shows railroad route from St. Louis to Mexico City. Railroads, counties, and towns in Kansas, Missouri, Illinois, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Texas, Oklahoma, and Indian Territory are indicated and areas of Indian habitation are noted. Includes text describing the advantages of "The Mexico-St. Louis Special." Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1906
Creator: International & Great Northern Railroad
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

New map of Chicago.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Chicago parks, public buildings, railroad stations, land ownership, and railroads. Includes population statistics for 1840 through 1855. Cadastral map. Scale [1:14,400].
Date: 1855
Creator: Wm. Hall & Co.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

H.H. Lloyd & Co's. campaign military charts showing the principal strategic places of interest.

Description: Map shows forts, towns, railroads, and rivers in the vicinity of Annapolis, Key West, the Mississippi River, Chesapeake Bay and vicinity, Charleston, New Orleans, Savannah, Mobile Bay, the United States, Cairo, Pensacola Bay, Galveston Bay, Norfolk, Hampton Roads, Washington, D.C., and Harpers Ferry. Includes table of "population and military force of the free, secession, and other states." Inset: "View off N. Channel Fort Sumter 3 1/2 miles distant bearing W [?] N (by compass), Waters & Son, Eng." Scale varies.
Date: 1861
Creator: Viele, Egbert L. (Egbert Ludovicus), 1825-1902.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Soil map, Illinois, Johnson County

Description: Map shows early twentieth century Johnson County, Illinois towns, township grid, roads, railroads, county lines, and soil types. Includes legends and soil profile. Scale [1:63,360].
Date: 1903
Creator: United States Bureau of Soils.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Letter from J. C. and Mary A. Barr to Charles B. Moore, December 3, 1865]

Description: Letter sent to Charles B. Moore from J. C. Barr discussing oil drilling in Jersey County, the health of acquaintances, railroad construction, farming, weather, as well as other family and local news. The third page of the letter is a segment added by Mary A. Barr discussing family life including visiting and gardening.
Date: December 3, 1865
Creator: Barr, J. C. & Barr, Mary A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Die Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika in 6 Blättern, Bl. 2

Description: Map shows cities, railroads, roads, areas of Native American habitation, Dakota [Territory], Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, and parts of Wisconsin and Illinois. Includes names and dates for expeditionary routes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [1:3,700,000].
Date: 1885
Creator: Petermann, A. (August), 1822-1878
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Johnson's Illinois.

Description: Map shows mid-nineteenth century Illinois township grid, cities, roads, railroads, and counties. Inset: "Court-house Chicago." Scale not given.
Date: [1862..1866]
Creator: Johnson and Ward
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The tourist's pocket map of the State of Illinois: exhibiting its internal improvements, roads distances &c.

Description: Map shows public land grid, counties, major cities and towns, "stage" roads and distances, and existing and proposed canals in Illinois. Building locations, mineral resources, and mining activity for Joe Daviess County in Illinois and Iowa County in "Ouisconsin" Territory: on inset. Inset: "Map of the lead mine region east of the Mississippi River." Includes legend, population table based on 1830 census, and table of steamboat routes. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:1,840,000] and [ca. 1:1,090,000].
Date: 1837
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Des Moines rapids of the Mississippi.

Description: Map shows settlements and some structures along the border between Iowa and Illinois during the early nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures and contours. Depths shown by shading and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1836
Creator: Shreve, Henry Miller, 1785-1851
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the Rock River rapids of the Mississippi.

Description: Map shows Fort Armstrong on Rock Island and other islands along the Mississippi River during the early nineteenth century. Relief shown by hachures and contours. Depths shown by shading and spot heights. Scale not given.
Date: 1836
Creator: Shreve, Henry Miller, 1785-1851
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Illinois

Description: Map shows Illinois counties, major roads, township grid, existing towns, marshlands, and mining activity during the early nineteenth century. Includes text describing township grid system. Inset: Map of the lead mine region, east of the Mississippi River. Scale [ca. 1:1,350,000] and [ ca. 1:1,000,000].
Date: 1834
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chicago water plan

Description: Map shows Chicago street names, canals, and lake tunnels during the late nineteenth century. Scale [ca. 1:25,334].
Date: 1878
Creator: Shober & Carqueville
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Northwest land district of Ilinois.

Description: Map shows township grid for land "ceded to the U.S. by Treaty at Prairie Du Chien" in 1829 and portions of township grid under contract to be surveyed by James W. Stephenson and D. A. Spaulding. Includes text. Outline color. Scale not given.
Date: 1835
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Map of upper Illinois]

Description: Map shows early nineteenth century northern Illinois township grid, existing towns, roads, marshlands and flood plains. Inset: "Vicinity of Galena, the lead region, and part of Wisconsin Territory." Includes notes on historical events with dates and text: "Public lands" and "Land districts." Scale not given.
Date: 1833
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library