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Map of the State of Texas: from the Latest Authorities

Description: Map of the state of Texas, with counties outlined and colored in the eastern half of the state. It includes labels for major cities, railway lines, and geographic features, with relief shown by hachures. The northern portion of the Texas panhandle is marked in an inset in the upper-left corner of the sheet. A second inset in the lower-left corner provides detailed views of the city of Galveston and the surrounding area. Text above the inset describes the railroads in Texas, El Llano Estacado, the Rio Grande, the Grand Indian Crossing, and the population of Texas according to the census of 1850.
Date: 1852
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Location: None
Partner: UNT Libraries

Texas.

Description: A map of Texas from 1852 with county boundaries marked. Many Texas cities and landmarks appear on the map as well.
Date: 1852
Creator: Smith, Roswell Chamberlain
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Map of the State of Texas in 1852]

Description: Map of the state of Texas in 1852, it shows the eastern towns and the geographical features in the western portions of the state. It is engraved to illustrate Mitchell's school and family geography - engraved by J.H. Young. Inset: Map of the vicinity of Galveston City.
Date: 1852
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton)
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Legal Statement of Sale for Slave]

Description: Bill of sale of 45 year old slave woman (Cate) to James S. Hanna at auction at Brenham court house. Text of document: The State of Texas, Washington County April 5th A.D. 1852 Know all men by these presents, that whereas on the 16th day of November A.D. 1849, Davis [...] Recovered & obtained a judgment against Charles J. C. Lockhart, R. Autrey and A. B. [...]lurey for the sum of three hundred and seven[ty] seven dollars & twenty eight cents, together with Cost of suit, on which judgment an execution was issued on the 22nd day of March 1852, and come to hand the same day and by the power and authority vested in m[e] I proceeded to Levey on a certain negro woman by the name of Cate about forty five years old, more or less and being regularly advertised according to law to be sold on the fifth day of April A.D. 1852, at the court house door in th[e] town of Brenham at public out cry upon which James S. Hanna became the purchaser he being the highest and best bidder, for the sume of two hundred and sixty dollars. I John H. Day shirriff [sic] of law do sell and convey to the aforesa[id] James [S.] Hannah All the right titel [sic] and interest taht said Charles J. C. Lockha[rt] had or possesed [sic] in said negro for even, in witness whereof I do hereunto set, my hand, this date above written. John H. Day, [Sheriff] W. C.
Date: April 5, 1852
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Maps of the World Based on U.S. Expeditions]

Description: This sheet includes three separate maps. At the top and bottom of the page, there are circular, connected hemisphere maps showing the east and west hemispheres, and north and south hemispheres respectively. A note at the head of the page says, "The track laid down on Map no. 1, is that of the U.S. Exploring Expedition, in the voyage round the world performed in the years 1838, 39, 40, 41 and 42. The arrows indicate the directions sailed." Continents are labeled and shaded in color. Geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures, spot heights, and pictorially). In the center of the page, there is a map showing recent discoveries in Antarctica with text regarding the expeditions.
Date: 1852
Creator: Mitchell, S. Augustus (Samuel Augustus), 1792-1868
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North America.

Description: This map shows North America including present-day Canada, United States, and portions of Mexico. Major cities, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). There is a text box in the lower left corner labeled "Statistics" with information about the geography and population of parts of North America.
Date: 1852
Creator: George Philip & Son
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the State of Texas from the Latest Authorities

Description: This map shows the state of Texas and surrounding areas. Counties are shaded using various colors and labeled. Cities, roads, bodies of water, and geographic features are marked (with relief shown by hachures). Additionally, the map is annotated with notes about the locations of Indian tribes, railroads, and wild herds as well as population and other statistics from the 1850 census. Scale 1:3,400,000. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington. The northern, panhandle section of Texas is separated from the rest of the state and shown in an inset (upper left corner) titled "Northern Texas on the same scale as the larger Map." Additionally, an inset in the lower left corner is a "Map of the Vicinity of Galveston" (with Scale 1: 600,000).
Date: 1852
Creator: Young, J. H. (James Hamilton) & Hazzard, J. L.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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