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[Original Platmap of the City of Palestine, TX]

Description: In 1846 the Texas Legislature created Palestine to serve as seat for the newly established Anderson County. James R. Fulton, Johnston Shelton and William Bigelow were hired by the first Anderson County commissioners to survey the surrounding land and lay out a town site, consisting of a central courthouse square and the surrounding 24 blocks.
Date: 1846
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Buckner, The County Seat of Collin County Texas

Description: Partial plat map of Buckner, Texas, historically the seat of Collin County, Texas. There is a key on the left listing lots and streets and a legal statement handwritten at the bottom. The map is encapsulated and has been framed; printed text at the bottom of the frame says: "Original plat of the first county seat of Collin County---Fort Buckner---drawn by the early surveyor, H. O. Hedgecoxe date 1846."
Date: 1846
Creator: Hedgecoxe, H. O.
Partner: Collin County History Museum

Karte von Texas entworfen nach den Vermeßungen der General-Land-Office der Republic

Description: Map from the book by Prince Carl von Solms-Braunfels, Texas. Geschildert in Beziehung auf seine Geographischen, Socialen and Übrigen Verhältnisse mit besonderer Rücksicht auf die Deutsche Colonisation. Ein Handbuch für Auswanderer nach Texas. The map is translated in German but notes rivers, mountains, etc.
Date: 1846
Creator: Solms-Braunfels, Carl
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library