A.R. Roessler's latest map of the state of Texas: exhibiting mineral and agricultural districts, post offices & mailroutes [sic], railroads projected and finished, timber, prairie, swamp lands, etc. etc. etc.

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Title
A.R. Roessler's latest map of the state of Texas: exhibiting mineral and agricultural districts, post offices & mailroutes [sic], railroads projected and finished, timber, prairie, swamp lands, etc. etc. etc.
Additional title: State of Texas
Names
Roessler, A. R. (Creator)
Mayer, Ferdinand, approximately 1817- (Printer)
Mittendorfer, M. V. (Draftsman)
Welke, Ed. W. (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Texas

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1874
Place: New York, N.Y.
Publisher: Ed. W. Welke
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-427
Topics
Soils -- Texas -- 19th century
Soils
Texas -- 19th century
United States -- Territories and possessions -- 19th century
Southwestern States -- 19th century
Texas
United States -- Southwestern States
Genres
Maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: Compiled and drawn by M.V Mittendorfer.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1874 by A.R. Roessler in the Office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington."
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , v.9, page 533, column 1, row 5
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:1,267,200 (W 107°45ʹ--W 92°30ʹ/N 37°00ʹ--N 25°45ʹ). Scale approximately 1:4,435,200 (W 107°15ʹ--W 93°15ʹ/N 36°15ʹ--N 25°30ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 2 maps on 1 sheet : hand colored ; 93 x 105 cm and 28 x 29 cm, sheet 100 x 112 cm
Description
Shows counties and county seats, towns, roads, railroads, rivers, Indian Territory, and surrounding states. Relief shown by hachures and depictions. Includes ancillary map entitled, "Map Showing Agricultural Districts and Varieties of Soils in the State of Texas," with "Tables of Soils" and surveyor's station readings, printed by Ferd. Mayer, New York. Includes, "Enumeration of principle minerals, rocks, soils and timber varieties, known to exist in the state of Texas arranged according to counties." Includes text on "Geology" and "Area of Texas." "Authorities: official maps of the U.S. & Texas State General Land Offices, surveys & reconnoissances of the U.S. Coast Survey, the various rail road surveys, U.S. Mexican Boundary Commission surveys, U.S. Engineer Dept. and other authentic materials."
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 46681995
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b21410598
Folder number: US231.1
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 49584330-bc33-0135-e99b-013df1fbcb40
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1874: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A.R. Roessler's latest map of the state of Texas" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1874. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e71ad000-65d0-0136-2dc1-2376227af18c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "A.R. Roessler's latest map of the state of Texas" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 12, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e71ad000-65d0-0136-2dc1-2376227af18c

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Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1874). A.R. Roessler's latest map of the state of Texas Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/e71ad000-65d0-0136-2dc1-2376227af18c

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A.R. Roessler's latest map of the state of Texas