Map of Texas and the countries adjacent
NamesEmory, William H. (William Hemsley), 1811-1887 (Creator)Stone, William James, 1798-1865 (Engraver)Abert, John James, 1788-1863 (Creator)United States. Army. Corps of Topographical Engineers (Creator)United States. War Department (Publisher)
Maps of North America
United States (except New York)
Dates / OriginDate Issued: 1844Place: Washington, D.C.Publisher: War Department.
Library locationsLionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map DivisionShelf locator: Map Div. 17-5345
TopicsSlaves -- TexasIndians of North America -- PopulationRoads -- TexasDiscoveries in geographyTexasTexas -- Population -- StatisticsTexas -- Discovery and explorationTexas -- BoundariesUnited States -- Territories and possessions
NotesStatement of responsibility: Compiled in the Bureau of the Corps of Topographical Engineers...for the State Department under the direction of Colonel J.J. Abert by W.H. Emory ; W.J. Stone Sc.Citation/reference: Wheat, C.I. Mapping the transmississippi West. vol. 2, no. 478Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , v.9, page 531, column 3, row 2Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)Content: Scale approximately 1:4,500,000 (W 126°--W 86°/N 42°--N 22°).
Physical DescriptionExtent: 1 map ; 53 x 82 cm, sheet 60 x 88 cmNYPL copy includes outline of Texas boundary in red ink
DescriptionShows explorer's routes, Cross Timbers, areas of Indian habitation, roads, and trails for Texas and adjacent areas in Mexico and the United States; upper northwestern portion represented by "1" above headwaters of Rio del Norte [Rio Grande]; area north of Texas as "Proposed NE-BRAS-KA Territory." Relief shown by hachures. Prime meridians: Greenwich and Washington, D.C. Includes text describing Texas, notes, area and population statistics on free whites, slaves, and Indians, distances, and authorities. "Published by order of the U.S. Senate."
Type of ResourceCartographic
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 51932218NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646383Folder number: US231.1.01Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37344a50-bc2d-0135-59ea-539637238151
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