Texas State Archives Map Collection

Date: 1834
Publisher: Colton, J.H. and Company, New York, 1834. Engraved by S. Stiles and Company, New York.
Cartographer: Burr, David H.
Scale: 1 inch = 50 miles
Size: 53 cm x 43 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 00378
Photo Media: 4x5 col. trans, 4x5 b&w neg., photo no. 1995/1-17-1
File Size: 46.98 MB

Covers parts of Coahuila, Tamaulipas, the Arkansas Territory, and Louisiana in addition to Texas. Shows rivers, towns and settlements, empresario land grants, routes and trails--including the Old San Antonio Road, the Spanish garrison on the Red River, Indian villages, and silver and copper mines. The date and number of families settled within each grant is usually given. Inset: Plan of the Port of Galveston made by order of the Mexican Government. By Alexander Thompson of the Mexican Navy, 1828. There is a table of distances. The color copy of this map is currently on display in the lobby of the State Archives and Library Building. A photostat is available for reference use. This map is also available on microfilm, see the Streeter History of Texas Collection, reel 22, no, 1134a. Long. 89 - 108 deg. 6/11/82

The Texas State Archives Map Collection contains original, photo-reproduced, and compiled maps covering the period from the early seventeenth through the late twentieth centuries. For general information about the holdings and descriptive information available, read the map introduction and indexes and types of maps webpages. For our copy policy, view our webpage on preservation, access, and reproductions.

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