Texas State Archives Map Collection

Richardson's New Map of the State of Texas
Date: 1870
Publisher: Richardson and Company, Galveston, Texas.
Cartographer: -- None Listed --
Scale: 1 inch = 38 miles
Size: 41 cm x 66 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 00399
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 46.01 MB

Richardson's New Map of the State of Texas Image:

Note: "Corrected for the Texas Almanac to 1870" Shows rivers, lakes, mountainous and forested areas, counties, cities, towns, roads, railroads, forts, camps, and Indian tribes. Insets: 1) Plan of the Northern Part of Panhandle of Texas, 2) Plan of the Great West, 3) Plan of Matagorda Bay, 4) Plan of Sabine Lake, 5) Plan of Galveston Bay. There are two copies. One has railroads drawn and labeled onto the map while the other has figures for white and black populations in each county written onto the map. The figures probably represent 1870 census figures. This is an earlier edition of map 389. Long. 92 - 107 deg. 6/14/82

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