Texas State Archives Map Collection

Colton's Map of Texas
Date: 1876
Publisher: Colton, G.W. and C.B., New York.
Cartographer: Colton, G.W. and C.B. Colton, New York
Scale: 1 inch = 65 miles
Size: 33 cm x 40 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: photostat, white on black
Language: English
AC Number: 00375
Photo Media: -- None Listed --

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Covers parts of New Mexico and the Indian Territory in addition to Texas. Shows rivers, mountainous areas, counties, cities, towns, roads, routes and trails, operating and proposed railroads, post offices, and Indian tribes, agencies, and ruins. There are notes on topographic features. Insets: 1) Plan of Galveston Bay, 2) Plan of Sabine Lake, giving soundings. This is a later edition of map 39. Photostat. This map appears in Burke and Vasmer's Texas Rural Almanac, 1876. 6/10/82

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