Texas State Archives Map Collection

Map of the Mercer Colony in Texas, May 1st, 1845
Date: 1845
Publisher: -- None Listed --
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: 1 inch = 20 miles
Size: 22 cm x 24 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 00022
Photo Media: 4 x 5 b&w neg., photo no.1986/152-2
File Size: 10.29 MB

Map of the Mercer Colony in Texas, May 1st, 1845 Image:

Covers northeast Texas. Shows rivers, mountainous and forested areas, salt springs, counties, towns and settlements, and land grants. The number of families at various settlements is also given. The counties covered are Lamar, Milam, Robertson, Fannin, and Nacogdoches. The map has notes on various grants, particularly the number and size of the grant, date granted, and sometimes, the party receiving the grant. Long. 18 - 21 deg. 3/22/82 Revised 10/22/97

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