Revised map of the state of Texas published by the Houston & Texas Central R.R: compiled from the official county maps of the General Land Office, and from actual surveys, showing the company's lands in blocks and sectionalized into 640 acre squares, 1876

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Title
Revised map of the state of Texas published by the Houston & Texas Central R.R: compiled from the official county maps of the General Land Office, and from actual surveys, showing the company's lands in blocks and sectionalized into 640 acre squares, 1876
Additional title: Houston & Texas Central Railway
Additional title: Houston and Texas Central Railway
Names
Rand McNally and Company (Creator)
Houston & Texas Central Railway Company (Publisher)
Collection

Maps of North America

Countries

United States (except New York)

States

Texas

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1876
Place: Houston, TX
Publisher: Houston & Texas Central R.R.
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 17-5354
Topics
Houston & Texas Central Railway Company
Postal service -- Texas
Post roads -- Texas
Telegraph lines -- Texas
Post roads -- Oklahoma
Postal service -- Oklahoma
Telegraph lines -- Oklahoma
Railroads -- Texas
Railroads -- Oklahoma
Railroad land grants -- Texas
Texas
Oklahoma
Genres
Maps
Notes
Citation/reference: New York Public Library. Dictionary catalog of the Map Division , v.9, page 533, column 2, row 1
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Content: Scale approximately 1:2,600,000 (W 105°17ʹ--W 93°03ʹ/N 37°22ʹ--N 25°33ʹ).
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 50 x 51 cm
Description
Shows telegraph lines, mail service routes, and current & projected railroads in Texas and Indian Territory [Oklahoma]. Relief shown by hachures. Text and illustrations on verso.
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 1013169576
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20646392
Folder number: US231.1.11
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ed1d95d0-bc31-0135-4ae0-7b7ccebee819
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1876: Issued
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Revised map of the state of Texas published by the Houston & Texas Central R.R" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1876. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fdf8ccf0-bc31-0135-88d1-033194df3162

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Revised map of the state of Texas published by the Houston & Texas Central R.R" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 20, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fdf8ccf0-bc31-0135-88d1-033194df3162

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1876). Revised map of the state of Texas published by the Houston & Texas Central R.R Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fdf8ccf0-bc31-0135-88d1-033194df3162

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Revised map of the state of Texas published by the Houston & Texas Central R.R