Texas State Archives Map Collection

A New Map of the United States of America
Date: 1856
Publisher: De Silver, Charles. Engraved by J.L. Hazzard and E. Yeager.
Cartographer: Young, J.H.
Scale: 2 inches = 250 st. miles
Size: 41 cm x 68 cm
Type of Map: general
Format: color, engraved, lithographed, printed
Language: English
AC Number: 00405
Photo Media: -- None Listed --
File Size: 72.50 MB

A New Map of the United States of America Image:

Shows rivers, lakes, mountainous areas, states, territories, cities, towns, gold and copper mines, roads, routes and trails-- including the Santa Fe Trail and Fremont's routes, operating and proposed railroads, forts, battlefields--including San Jacinto, and Indian ruins, tribes, and villages. Part of northern Mexico and southern Canada is covered. Insets: 1) Gold Region of California, 2) District of Columbia. Long. 63 - 131 deg. 6/21/82

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.

For information on additional maps in our holdings, read Maps in Other TSLAC Collections.